Loft definitions

lôft, lŏft
An open space under a roof; an attic or garret.
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A gallery or balcony, as in a church.
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A hayloft.
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To put, store, or keep in a loft.
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To propel in a high arc.

Lofted the ball into the outfield.

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To lay out a full-size drawing of (the parts of a ship's hull, for example).
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To propel something, especially a ball, in a high arc.
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To rise high into the air.
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A gallery.

The choir loft in a church.

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To loft a ball.
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To store in a loft.
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A large, usually unpartitioned floor over a factory, warehouse, or other commercial or industrial space.
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Such a floor converted into an apartment or artist's studio.
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The backward slant of the face of a golf club head, designed to drive the ball up off the ground.
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A golf stroke that drives the ball in a high arc.
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The upward course of a ball driven in a high arc.
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The thickness of a fabric or yarn.
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The thickness of an item, such as a down comforter, that is filled with compressible insulating material.
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An attic or atticlike space, usually not partitioned off into rooms, immediately below the roof of a house, barn, etc.
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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.
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The slope given to the face of a golf club to aid in knocking the ball in a high curve.
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The height attained by hitting or throwing a ball in a high curve.
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To hit or throw (a golf ball, baseball, etc.) into the air in a high curve.
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To throw (a bowling ball) so that it strikes the alley sharply some distance past the foul line.
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(nuclear industry) Loss of fluid test.
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Origin of loft

Middle English sky, upstairs room from Old English air from Old Norse lopt upstairs room, sky, air