English to Afrikaans Meaning :: aloft

Aloft :
- omhoog

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Adverb(1) at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship(2) upward(3) at or to great height; high up in or into the air(4) in the higher atmosphere above the earth

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(1) We hustled to pack up our tables and bags and, holding our tents aloft , started marching.(2) Jesus held his hand aloft above his eyes, so as to shield his vision from the glare of the sun, and blew wind through his lips.(3) This was the scene when more than 500 staff from Motorola held cards aloft to create a huge red nose as part of a fundraising bid for Comic Relief.(4) A man walks by, holding an empty Molson's Canadian beer carton aloft like a flag.(5) The frail craft, though buffeted by violent winds and sudden air pockets, stayed aloft .(6) Nevertheless, persistence paid off, and man was finally able to soar aloft with improved gliding equipment.(7) The man eventually agreed to come down after more than 16 hours sitting aloft in freezing temperatures and rain.(8) The 5ft-wingspan model could lead to the development of pilotless aircraft that can stay aloft indefinitely.(9) Once at sea, cast your eyes aloft , there will be a dozen or more sailors swinging about in the rigging adjusting sails.(10) Predictably, her worst critics have come out with Bibles held aloft .(11) I approached the fridge yesterday morning at breakfast with my arm aloft to pluck the box of choice from the cereal Manhattan above.(12) With this, he walked into the water, the hat held aloft so it wouldn't get wet.(13) Hornblower was about to return topside when the men from aloft scampered down the companionway.(14) It's amazing and while in flight, I'm always skeptical that the plane is going to remain aloft .(15) Key seemed too dumbfounded at the fusion to do anything more than keep himself aloft above the pool.(16) The teddy bears will be equipped with their own small parachute and harness, and carried aloft by a giant kite - then dropped from a height.
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1. upward ::
2. up ::
3. high ::
6. skyward ::
7. on high ::
op 'n hoë
8. overhead ::
9. heavenward ::
11. up above ::
1. below ::
2. beneath ::
3. under ::
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