liftgate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lift +‎ gate

Noun[edit]

liftgate (plural liftgates)

  1. (automotive) A closure at the rear of a vehicle that can be mechanically raised during loading and unloading of heavy cargo
    • 2007 September 30, Christopher Jensen, “The Rerunning of the Bulls”, New York Times:
      But Ford loaded that car up with options, including [] a power liftgate and heated second-row seats ($825).

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