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Lift or LIFT may refer to:

Physical devices[edit]

  • Elevator, or lift, a device used for raising and lowering people or goods
    • Paternoster lift, a type of lift using a continuous chain of cars which do not stop
    • Patient lift, or Hoyer lift, mobile lift, ceiling lift, a lift to assist a caregiver for a disabled patient
    • Rack lift, a type of elevator
    • Ski lift, an aerial or surface lift for uphill transport
    • Space elevator, a hypothetical structure for transporting material from a planet's surface into outer space
    • Wheelchair lift or platform lift, a powered device to assist a person in a wheelchair
  • Forklift, a powered industrial truck used to lift and move materials short distances
  • Scissor lift, a type of aerial work platform
  • Body lift, an adaptation (of fixed height) to lift the automobile body from the frame
  • Suspension lift, a modification raising the suspension of the automobile
  • Stairlift, a mechanical device to help people with disabilities get up stairs
  • Heel lift, a shoe insert to increase the height of the wearer


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