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liftgate (plural liftgates)
- (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”, in New York Times:
- But Ford loaded that car up with options, including […] a power liftgate and heated second-row seats ($825).