forklift

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Etymology[edit]

fork +‎ lift

Noun[edit]

forklift (plural forklifts)

  1. A small industrial vehicle with a power-operated fork-like pronged platform that can be raised and lowered for insertion under a load, often on pallets, to be lifted and moved

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Verb[edit]

forklift (third-person singular simple present forklifts, present participle forklifting, simple past and past participle forklifted)

  1. To move or stack with, or as if with, such a vehicle.
    • 2009, Garry Thomas Morse, Death in Vancouver (page 49)
      With bouncerly finesse, Frank forklifted his arms under Gerald's & plucked him off his stool, dragging him towards the back & the source of that incessant voice.