uplift


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uplift

the process or result of land being raised to a higher level, as during a period of mountain building

uplift

1. The upward pressure on a structure due to the pressure of the water below.
2. The pressure acting on a material that tends to lift it off its supports or fasteners as a result of an external force (for example, wind) acting on it.
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Earlier in September 2017, the army chief had said Pakistan Army would continue assisting in the security and development of Balochistan, besides timely completion of uplift projects in the province.
Scores of public officers have been touched by the Project Uplift group support sessions on Tortola.
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2) The continued assessment of 'high' government support from United Arab Emirates (UAE)'s authorities to the bank in case of need that effectively offsets the reduction in the affiliate support uplift described above.
A spokeswoman for Uplift Education, which operates the charter school, said West's description was accurate.
The new study shows that, at least for Iceland, the accelerating uplift is directly related to the thinning of glaciers.
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The confirmation of Banque Pictet's long-term Aa3 deposit ratings reflects the rating agency's assessment of the availability of affiliate support from Pictet Group, in case of need, reflected in a one-notch uplift to an adjusted BCA of a1 as well as Moody's assessment of a continued high probability of systemic support from Switzerland (Aaa
Wind uplift is caused by the introduction of wind pressure underneath the roof deck where it can cause the roof assembly to pull away from the rafters literally blowing, or tearing, the roof off the building.
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Continental uplift increases erosion in several ways," he said.