loft

loft
loft [lôft, läft]
n.
[ME lofte < Late OE loft < ON lopt, upper room, air, sky (akin to OE lyft, air, sky) < IE base * leup-, *leubh-, to peel off > LEAF]
1.
a) an attic or atticlike space, usually not partitioned off into rooms, immediately below the roof of a house, barn, etc.
b) any of the upper stories of a warehouse or factory; now often, specif., a dwelling space, artist's studio, etc. on an upper story of a converted warehouse or factory
2. a gallery [the choir loft in a church]
3.
a) the slope given to the face of a golf club to aid in knocking the ball in a high curve
b) the height attained by hitting or throwing a ball in a high curve
vt.
1. to store in a loft
2.
a) to hit or throw (a golf ball, baseball, etc.) into the air in a high curve
b) to throw (a bowling ball) so that it strikes the alley sharply some distance past the foul line
vi.
to loft a ball
lofter
n.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • loft — loft …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Loft — steht für: Loftwohnung, eine Wohnungsart Schlägerloft, den Neigungswinkel der Schlagfläche eines Golfschlägers Loft (2005), einen japanischen Horrorfilm Loft (2008), ein belgischer Thriller Loft (Band), eine deutsche Eurodance Band Loft (Dance),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • loft — loft; loft·er; loft·i·ly; loft·i·ness; loft·less; loft·man; top·loft·ical; top·loft·i·ly; top·loft·i·ness; …   English syllables

  • Loft — (l[o^]ft), 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. ] 1. That which is lifted up; an elevation. Hence, especially: (a) The room or space under a roof and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loft — [ lɔft ] n. m. • v. 1975; mot angl. amér. « atelier, hangar » ♦ Anglic. Local à usage commercial ou industriel transformé en habitation, en logement. Des lofts. « Un loft rupin dans un entrepôt rénové, du côté des Halles, une piaule vaste comme… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Loft 02 — (Ermatingen,Швейцария) Категория отеля: Адрес: Bahnhofstrasse 20c, 8272 Ermatingen, Швейцар …   Каталог отелей

  • Loft 6 — (Гронинген,Нидерланды) Категория отеля: Адрес: Stationsstraat 6, 9711 AS Гронинген, Нидерлан …   Каталог отелей

  • LOFT*33 — (Антверпен,Бельгия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Oudesteenweg 33, 2060 Антверпен, Бельгия …   Каталог отелей

  • Loft — Loft, v. t. To make or furnish with a loft; to cause to have loft; as, a lofted house; a lofted golf club head. [1913 Webster] A wooden club with a lofted face. Encyc. of Sport. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loft — sb., et, er, erne, i sms. loft el. lofts , fx loft(s)belysning, loft(s)stige …   Dansk ordbog

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”