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object that floats noun

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  • float — float1 [ flout ] verb ** ▸ 1 be on liquid & not sink ▸ 2 be lighter than air ▸ 3 about sound/smell ▸ 4 move softly/gracefully ▸ 5 suggest idea ▸ 6 act without clear plan ▸ 7 start to sell shares ▸ 8 about money ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • float — 1 verb 1 ON WATER (I) a) to stay or move on the surface of a liquid without sinking: Wood usually floats. | Annie was floating on her back in the pool. | along/down/past etc: The logs floated down the river. b) (T) to put something on the surface …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • float — I UK [fləʊt] / US [floʊt] verb Word forms float : present tense I/you/we/they float he/she/it floats present participle floating past tense floated past participle floated ** 1) a) [intransitive] to rest or move slowly on the surface of a liquid… …   English dictionary

  • float*/ — [fləʊt] verb I 1) [I] to rest or move slowly on the surface of a liquid and not sink Ant: sink Leaves and twigs floated on the water.[/ex] 2) [I] to move slowly through the air A cloud floated across the moon.[/ex] 3) [T] to suggest an idea for… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • buoy — buoy1 [ bɔı, bui ] noun count an object that floats on water to show ships where it is safe and where there is danger buoy buoy 2 [ bɔı, bui ] or ,buoy up verb transitive often passive 1. ) to keep something floating on water 2. ) to help a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • buoy — 1 noun (C) an object that floats on the sea to mark a safe or dangerous area 2 also buoy up verb (T) 1 to make someone feel happier or more confident: buoyed by a two goal lead 2 to keep profits, prices etc at a high level: The company s profits… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • buoy — I UK [bɔɪ] / US / US [ˈbuɪ] noun [countable] Word forms buoy : singular buoy plural buoys an object that floats on water to show ships where it is safe and where there is danger II = buoy up buoy UK [bɔɪ] / US / US [ˈbuɪ] or buoy up UK / US verb… …   English dictionary

  • buoy — [bɔɪ] noun [C] I an object that floats on water to show ships where there is danger II verb [T] buoy [bɔɪ]; ˌbuoy sb ˈup to encourage someone and make them feel confident …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Glossary of conjuring terms — This is a Glossary of conjuring terms used by magicians.AlphanumericTOC align=center numbers= seealso=|A*Angles the lines of vision of people sitting at certain position in the audience which enable a secret to be spotted* usually extreme left or …   Wikipedia

  • Man Stroke Woman — Format British Sketch Show Starring Nick Frost Amanda Abbington Ben Crompton Daisy Haggard Meredith MacNeill Nicholas Burns Country of origin …   Wikipedia

  • Textile manufacturing terminology — The manufacture of textiles is one of the oldest of human technologies. In order to make textiles, the first requirement is a source of fibre from which a yarn can be made, primarily by spinning. (Both fibre and fiber are used in this article.)… …   Wikipedia

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