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Lift

An increase in securities prices, as shown by some economic indicator.

Lift

1. An increase in price.

2. An increase in the measure of some economic indicator.

3. See: Uptick.
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But that which surprised me most was, that the ship was lifted off in the night from the sand where she lay by the swelling of the tide, and was driven up almost as far as the rock which I at first mentioned, where I had been so bruised by the wave dashing me against it.
Godfrey should have lifted off Priscilla first, and, in the meantime, she would have persuaded her father to go round to the horse-block instead of alighting at the door-steps.
At the time of Maggie's first meeting with Philip, Tom had already nearly a hundred and fifty pounds of his own capital; and while they were walking by the evening light in the Red Deeps, he, by the same evening light, was riding into Laceham, proud of being on his first journey on behalf of Guest & Co., and revolving in his mind all the chances that by the end of another year he should have doubled his gains, lifted off the obloquy of debt from his father's name, and perhaps--for he should be twenty-one--have got a new start for himself, on a higher platform of employment.
He lifted off his hat with both hands when he saw me coming, and carrying it so, as if it were an iron vessel (it looked as heavy), preceded me along the sanded passage to his best parlour, a neat carpeted room with more plants in it than were quite convenient, a coloured print of Queen Caroline, several shells, a good many tea-trays, two stuffed and dried fish in glass cases, and either a curious egg or a curious pumpkin (but I don't know which, and I doubt if many people did) hanging from his ceiling.
Scientists at the mission control centre in Sriharikota, off the Bay of Bengal, burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear weather as scheduled at 2.43pm local time (10.13 BST) yesterday.
Nairn residents and visitors will next Sunday be treated to the unusual sight of the town's courthouse steeple being lifted off - and placed in a car park.
BRITAIN'S Got Talent judge David Walliams grins as he is lifted off the ground by an acrobat - using a chain clamped between his teeth.
The PSLV-C44 lifted off at 23:37 Hrs (IST) on January 24, 2019 from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota in its 46th flight.
Summary: NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos' Alexei Ovchinin lifted off as scheduled at 0840 GMT
the helicopter lifted off from Lanyu bound for Taitung, however within three minutes after takeoff, communication was lost with the helicopter and the aircraft went off the radar.
According to Spaceflight Now , the European Ariane 5 rocket carrying the Al Yah 3 and SES 14 communications satellites lifted off on time from the Guiana Space Center on the northern coast of South America.
As part of a scheme to give the tramway a makeover before it reopens in spring 2018, the two carriages have been lifted off the tracks so they can be taken away to an agreed site for general maintenance work, painting and a mechanical overhaul.