lifting

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lifting ‎(plural liftings)

  1. The action or process by which something is lifted; elevation.
    • 1946, Eugene E. Thomas, ‎Brotherhood of Mt. Shasta
      For some moments he stood there contemplating the little fellows as they went about their work in their business-like way, taking no notice of his presence other than the liftings of their heads now and then, as if to ascertain if he were still there.
  2. (sports) Weightlifting; a form of exercise in which weights are lifted.
    • 2008, Lou Schuler, "Foreward", in Nate Green, Built for Show, page xi
      When I started lifting in 1970, I was the skinniest thirteen-year-old I knew.
  3. (medicin) Plastic surgery for tightening facial tissues and improving the facial appearance.

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lifting

  1. present participle of lift

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English lifting.

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lifting m ‎(plural liftings)

  1. facelift

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

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lifting m ‎(invariable)

  1. (surgery) face-lift, lifting

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

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lifting m ‎(plural liftings)

  1. lifting, facelift