Associations to the word «Loft»


LOFT, noun. (obsolete) (except in derivatives) air, the air; the sky, the heavens.
LOFT, noun. An attic or similar space (often used for storage) in the roof of a house or other building.
LOFT, noun. (textiles) The thickness of a soft object when not under pressure.
LOFT, noun. A gallery or raised apartment in a church, hall, etc.
LOFT, noun. (golf) The pitch or slope of the face of a golf club (tending to drive the ball upward).
LOFT, noun. (obsolete) A floor or room placed above another.
LOFT, verb. To propel high into the air.
LOFT, verb. (bowling) To throw the ball erroneously through the air instead of releasing it on the lane's surface.
LOFT, adjective. (obsolete) (rare) lofty; proud; haughty

Dictionary definition

LOFT, noun. Floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space.
LOFT, noun. Floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage.
LOFT, noun. (golf) the backward slant on the head of some golf clubs that is designed to drive the ball high in the air.
LOFT, noun. A raised shelter in which pigeons are kept.
LOFT, verb. Store in a loft.
LOFT, verb. Propel through the air; "The rocket lofted the space shuttle into the air".
LOFT, verb. Kick or strike high in the air; "loft a ball".
LOFT, verb. Lay out a full-scale working drawing of the lines of a vessel's hull.

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