'el·e·vat·ing || 'elɪveɪtɪŋ adj. glorified, exalted; lifted, raised high el·e·vate || 'elɪveɪt v. glorify, exalt; lift, raise high, move up to a higher position

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  • Elevating — Elevate El e*vate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elevated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Elevating}.] [L. elevatus, p. p. of elevare; e + levare to lift up, raise, akin to levis light in weight. See {Levity}.] 1. To bring from a lower place to a higher; to lift up;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elevating — el|e|vat|ing [ˈelıveıtıŋ] adj formal making you feel interested in intelligent or moral subjects sometimes used humorously ▪ The lecture was an exciting and elevating experience …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • elevating — adjective formal or humorous making you feel interested in intelligent or moral subjects: beach holiday that you would hardly call an elevating experience …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • elevating — el|e|vat|ing [ elə,veıtıŋ ] adjective FORMAL causing people to think about serious, important, or moral subjects …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • elevating — UK [ˈeləˌveɪtɪŋ] / US adjective formal causing people to think about serious, important, or moral subjects …   English dictionary

  • elevating — …   Useful english dictionary

  • elevating force — keliamoji jėga statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. ascensional force; elevating force; lifting force; raising force vok. Hebekraft, f; Hubkraft, f rus. подъёмная сила, f pranc. effort de levée, m; portance, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • elevating mechanism — pabūklo keliamasis mechanizmas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pabūklo kreipimo vertikalioje plokštumoje mechanizmas; ppr. būna sektorinis. atitikmenys: angl. elevating mechanism; vertical mechanism rus. подъемный механизм …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • elevating arc — noun : a vertical graduated arc on a gun or its carriage used in elevating or depressing the gun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elevating board — Подъёмный (стапельный) стол (самонаклада) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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