A man operating a forklift.
forklift definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a device, usually mounted on a truck, for lifting, stacking, etc. heavy objects: it consists typically of projecting prongs that are slid under the load and then raised or lowered
- a truck equipped with such a device
to lift or raise (pallets, etc.) in this way
forklift definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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.transitive verb fork·lift·ed, fork·lift·ing, fork·lifts
To move or stack by use of a vehicle with a power-operated pronged platform.