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A small industrial vehicle with a power-operated pronged platform that can be raised and lowered for insertion under a load to be lifted and moved.
tr.v. fork·lift·ed, fork·lift·ing, fork·lifts
To move or stack by use of such a vehicle.
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Also called fork′lift truck′, fork′ truck`. a small vehicle with two power-operated prongs at the front that can be slid under heavy loads in order to lift and stack them.
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|Noun||1.||forklift - a small industrial vehicle with a power operated forked platform in front that can be inserted under loads to lift and move them|
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
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