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Meaning of LOFT

Pronunciation:  loft

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
  2. [n]  a raised shelter in which pigeons are kept
  3. [n]  floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
  4. [v]  lay out a full-scale working drawing of the lines of a vessel's hull
  5. [v]  kick or strike high in the air, of a ball
  6. [v]  propel through the air; "The rocket lofted the space shuttle into the air"
  7. [v]  store in a loft

LOFT is a 4 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: attic, garret, pigeon loft
 See Also: artist's loft, cockloft, floor, hayloft, hit, house, impel, lay out, level, mow, propel, shelter, store, storey, story



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Loft\, n. [Icel. lopt air, heaven, loft, upper room; akin
    to AS. lyft air, G. luft, Dan. loft loft, Goth. luftus air.
    Cf. {Lift}, v. & n. ]
    That which is lifted up; an elevation. Hence, especially:
    (a) The room or space under a roof and above the ceiling of
        the uppermost story.
    (b) A gallery or raised apartment in a church, hall, etc.;
        as, an organ loft.
    (c) A floor or room placed above another; a story.
              Eutychus . . . fell down from the third loft.
                                                   --Acts xx. 9.
    {On loft}, aloft; on high. Cf. {Onloft}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  2. \Loft\, a.
    Lofty; proud. [R. & Obs.] --Surrey.
  3. \Loft\, n. (Golf)
    Pitch or slope of the face of a club (tending to drive the
    ball upward).
  4. \Loft\, v. t.
    To make or furnish with a loft; to cause to have loft; as, a
    lofted house; a lofted golf-club head.
          A wooden club with a lofted face.        --Encyc. of
  5. \Loft\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Lofted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To raise aloft; to send into the air; esp. (Golf), to strike
    (the ball) so that it will go over an obstacle.
Thesaurus Terms
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