Definition of forklift
: a self-propelled machine for hoisting and transporting heavy objects by means of steel fingers inserted under the load
Recent Examples of forklift from the Web
Her husband, Charles Cummings, is retired after spending 33 years at Allison Transmission, working on the assembly line and later as a forklift driver.
Use a forklift to transfer to a bun and top it with nearly 500 pounds of toppings.
Nicholas has been a forklift operator, worked as a server.
Underwood said the overflow of junk and debris at the Franklin warehouse often created unsafe conditions, with no lanes or adequate clearance for forklift drivers to maneuver around people.
Watching a forklift play pedal steel guitar in an automotive country western band is its own kind of treat.
He hasn’t been photographed since the 1960s (seemingly out of modesty rather than a need to evade the FBI), is the sort of billionaire who is known to operate a forklift in the company warehouse, and makes it to church every weekend.
Searchers recovered forklift driver Robert Goodenow’s body Thursday evening and found mill operator Duelle Block dead shortly after the explosion.
The shark, which had to be removed from Selwood's boat using a forklift, died during the incident and was taken to the Department of Primary Industries, which will perform a necropsy to determine its age, gender, and possibly cause of death.
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Definition of forklift for English Language Learners
: a machine that is used for lifting and moving heavy objects
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