uplift


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uplift \Up*lift"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Uplifting.]
   To lift or raise aloft; to raise; to elevate; as, to uplift
   the arm; to uplift a rock. --Cowper.
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         Satan, talking to his nearest mate,
         With head uplift above the wave, and eyes
         That sparkling blazed.                   --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uplift \Up"lift`\, n. (Geol.)
   A raising or upheaval of strata so as to disturb their
   regularity and uniformity, and to occasion folds,
   dislocations, and the like.
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