lifting device

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lifting device a device for lifting heavy loads
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Usage

In literature:

Perched upon the fence, the widow called piteously for him to lift her down, but he was not to be caught by any such device.
"He Fell in Love with His Wife" by Edward P. Roe
There is an aspect of this episode, however, which lifts it above a mere log-rolling device to secure an appropriation.
"Stephen A. Douglas" by Allen Johnson
He crossed to the coffeepot, lifted it, and took a tiny device out of the hidden space formed by the pot's legs and its bottom.
"Ten From Infinity" by Paul W. Fairman
This type of device lifted water from the ocean in Puerto Rico.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
Its smooth gray-gleaming surface was devoid of wings or other lifting devices.
"Slaves of Mercury" by Nat Schachner
Various devices are employed for scalding hogs, without lifting them by main force.
"Home Pork Making" by A. W. Fulton
Even the dead body of an emperor must be lifted into the coffin by a special device.
"Empires and Emperors of Russia, China, Korea, and Japan" by P├ęter Vay
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In news:

Dillon Reservoir Recreation Committee lifted restrictions on paddleboard users that previously called for a full bodysuit , replacing the requirement with a personal floatation device.
This electro-mechanical device lifts and drops the cores from varying heights in order to build up an accurate and repeatable strength profile.
Ergonomic lift assist device takes heavy out of lifting.
Vehicle lifts are laborsaving devices designed to safely raise and hold up vehicles to facilitate maintenance.
Lifting the stems of the the Ramguts drill device.
Mechanical water devices abound, most notably Archimedes' water screw , which when turned can lift water from a trough.
The first and only FDA-approved non-invasive device for structural tissue lifting and gives patients an exciting alternative for those seeking a lifted, youthful and refreshed appearance.
In the last few years, innovative technologies such as self-consolidating concrete, quick form changes, and effective lifting devices have sped up most precast operations.
When Waller tested the device and saw that it actually lifted the TVs up and down, he breathed a sigh of relief.
The Binder E-Z Lift harnesses are compact, lightweight, fully portable lift devices that allow from one to nine individuals to assist in the lifting process.
The E-Z Lift harness was developed to provide a safe and more efficient way of providing lift assistance to fallen individuals where a mechanical lift device is not available or practical to use.
Megan Smith, 13, Boise, adds stability to a make-shift pulley and lifting device by gluing half of a CD to the base Wednesday June 13, 2012 at the annual Micron Chip Camp in Boise.
The challenge for Smith and her team was to build a device capable of lifting small weights using a box filled with random materials.
Non-Contact Transfer (NCT) unit from Rexroth is a unique picking device that operates on the Bernoulli principle, which applies airflow under the device to create a vacuum and lift force between the center and circumference.
The G-Jib incorporates the supplier's G-Force intelligent lifting device and an enclosed-track workstation jib crane to enhance precision throughout its full range of speed.
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In science:

For the case of wind energy one could also think about wether one converts some of the mechanical energy directly into potential energy, for example via temporarily coupling the turbine via gears to a device which lifts masses.
Storing unsteady energy, like photovoltaically generated electric energy, as potential energy
The spin Hall devices were fabricated on a thermally oxidized silicon substrate using electron beam lithography on poly-methyl-methacrylate (PMMA) resist and a subsequent lift-off process.
The spin Hall effect as a probe of nonlinear spin fluctuations
Failure mechanisms accelerated by temperature cycling include die cracking, package cracking, neck/heel/wire breaks, and bond lifting. For reliability testing or qualification of new devices, 1000 temp cycles are usually performed, with interim visual inspection and electrical test read points at 200X and 500X.
Vibration Combined High Temperature Cycle Tests for Capacitive MEMS Accelerometers
On the one hand, their strategy was deviced before May 2006 (this is the content of [K-W2]), but on the other hand, by May 2006 the modularity lifting results in characteristic 2 that they needed where not available.
How to facet a gemstone: from potential modularity to the proof of Serre's modularity conjecture
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