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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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In a related development the Phytosanitary Surveillance informed the Ministry of National Food Security and Research, Government of Pakistan vide a letter sent through Embassy of Pakistan Moscow regarding its decision of uplifting the temporary restriction on all plant products of high phytosanitary risk from Pakistan except Potatoes from 24th of February, 2014.
21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UP, America's favorite channel for uplifting entertainment, will demonstrate the essence of its "Uplift Someone" initiative with its new "Top Secret Santa" campaign.
Instead of receiving lots of small, possibly unwanted presents, individuals can simply set up a gift fund online for something they actually want or need, and then invite friends and family to contribute through the Uplifting Gifting website.
Rapidly spreading his name to clubbers and industry heads alike, eSquire's sound of uplifting funky fuelled house is quickly becoming the sound of dancefloors across the country.
It's just uplifting and we're designing spring and spring should be uplifting and vibrant.
An Uplifting Mystery tells the story of a little boy's imaginative journey when he accidentally lets go of his balloon, according to the company.
An uplifting of the continents, Melott explains, is the most likely explanation for this type of massive erosion event.
Researchers asked volunteers to view either a neutral TV clip (showing scenes from a nature documentary) or an uplifting TV clip (a segment from "The Oprah Winfrey Show" showing musicians thanking their mentors) that was designed to induce feelings of elevation.
It's a two-CD set, and just in case we should fall into the error of supposing that music might relax and uplift us at the same time, it's divided into the Relaxing CD (Elgar Lux Aeterna, Delibes Flower Duet) and the Uplifting CD (Verdi La Donne e mobile, Doyle Non Nobis Domine from Henry V).
Movieguide publisher Ted Baehr, who also chairs the Christian Film & Television Commission, said Hollywood executives realize that the public wants more uplifting and spiritual fare.
are so-so but complement the spirit of the music, which is uplifting and life-affirming.