Definition of scissor lift in English:

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scissor lift

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noun

A surface raised or lowered by the closing or opening of crossed supports pivoted like the two halves of a pair of scissors.
Example sentences
  • Once they reached the stage, a giant scissor lift raised a man dressed as the living statue of Admiral Nelson, in a symbolic recreation of the monument.
  • The rental company sold them a used telescopic boom lift and a scissor lift for use on the Salisbury House project.
  • The rehearsal room had had a mock-up of the raked floor built on the day off, including the scissor lift, so it felt like we stepped up a gear.

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