forklift forklift  /ˈfɔr ˌklɪft/


  • (n) a small industrial vehicle with a power operated forked platform in front that can be inserted under loads to lift and move them


  1. He is cut short by a commotion the appearance of a forklift has created a stir.
  2. It looks like another trash cube--but with binocular eyes, forklift plates for arms and Caterpillar tracks to navigate the rough terrain.
  3. The forklift truck, major instrument of the change, is at least 32 years old.


  1. Family looking for answers after Publix forklift operator dies

    A forklift operator at a Publix distribution center in Boynton Beach died on the job, and his family wants answers.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WPBF Palm Beach

  2. Publix employee dies in forklift accident at Boynton Beach distribution center

    Federal investigators, along with officials at Publix Super Markets, are investigating the death of an employee of the supermarket’s distribution center in Boynton Beach, who was crushed by a forklift June 13.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

  3. Man goes on forklift joyride at south Wichita business, injures employee

    Police are looking for a man who broke into a south Wichita business, took a joyride on a forklift and ran over one of its employees at approximately 1:50 a.m. Tuesday.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Wichita Eagle


  1. "Cub Cadet helped me find the best trick shot and I'm looking forward to playing David Kalb , but if he brings the forklift he used in his video I could be in trouble," said LeBron James , Cleveland Cavaliers forward.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: LeBron James Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "The next thing we're going to run is just like forklift tires, that are just solid rubber tires," Stewart said. "We won't even have to worry about air pressure any more. We know Goodyear's motto. As long as they don't blow tires, as long as...
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Tony Stewart Source:

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