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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space;

2. floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage;
[syn: loft, attic, garret]

3. (golf) the backward slant on the head of some golf clubs that is designed to drive the ball high in the air;

4. a raised shelter in which pigeons are kept;
[syn: loft, pigeon loft]


VERB (4)

1. store in a loft;

2. propel through the air;
- Example: "The rocket lofted the space shuttle into the air"

3. kick or strike high in the air;
- Example: "loft a ball"

4. lay out a full-scale working drawing of the lines of a vessel's hull;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loft \Loft\, a. Lofty; proud. [R. & Obs.] --Surrey. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loft \Loft\, v. t. To make or furnish with a loft; to cause to have loft; as, a lofted house; a lofted golf-club head. [1913 Webster] A wooden club with a lofted face. --Encyc. of Sport. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loft \Loft\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Lofted; p. pr. & vb. n. Lofting.] To raise aloft; to send into the air; esp. (Golf), to strike (the ball) so that it will go over an obstacle. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loft \Loft\ (l[o^]ft), n. [Icel. lopt air, heaven, loft, upper room; akin to AS. lyft air, G. luft, Dan. loft loft, Goth. luftus air. Cf. Lift, v. & n. ] 1. That which is lifted up; an elevation. Hence, especially: (a) The room or space under a roof and above the ceiling of the uppermost story. (b) A gallery or raised apartment in a church, hall, etc.; as, an organ loft. (c) A floor or room placed above another; a story. especially, an upper story located in a building with a business below, often having no partitions, and in cities sometimes converted into living quarters, or used as studios for artists. [1913 Webster +PJC] Eutychus . . . fell down from the third loft. --Acts xx. 9. [1913 Webster] 2. (Golf) Pitch or slope of the face of a club (tending to drive the ball upward). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] On loft, aloft; on high. Cf. Onloft. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

loft n 1: floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space 2: floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage [syn: loft, attic, garret] 3: (golf) the backward slant on the head of some golf clubs that is designed to drive the ball high in the air 4: a raised shelter in which pigeons are kept [syn: loft, pigeon loft] v 1: store in a loft 2: propel through the air; "The rocket lofted the space shuttle into the air" 3: kick or strike high in the air; "loft a ball" 4: lay out a full-scale working drawing of the lines of a vessel's hull
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "loft": agency, atelier, attic, attic room, barbershop, beauty parlor, beauty shop, bench, butcher shop, cockloft, company, concern, corporation, desk, establishment, facility, firm, garret, hayloft, house, installation, institution, junk room, library, lumber room, office, organization, parlor, sail loft, shop, sky parlor, stacks, storeroom, studio, study, sweatshop, work site, work space, workbench, workhouse, working space, workplace, workroom, workshop, worktable