the power to float or rise in a fluid; relative lightness.
the power of supporting a body so that it floats; upward pressure exerted by the fluid in which a body is immersed.
lightness or resilience of spirit; cheerfulness.
Highacres Jane Abbott
Sinking of the Titanic Various
Girlhood and Womanhood Sarah Tytler
The Sturdy Oak Samuel Merwin, et al.
Mercenary Dallas McCord Reynolds
the ability to float in a liquid or to rise in a fluid
the property of a fluid to exert an upward force (upthrust) on a body that is wholly or partly submerged in it
the ability to recover quickly after setbacks; resilience
The upward force that a fluid exerts on an object that is less dense than itself. Buoyancy allows a boat to float on water and provides lift for balloons.
the power to float or rise in a fluid; relative lightness. the power of supporting a body so that it floats; upward pressure exerted by the fluid in which a body is immersed. lightness or resilience of spirit; cheerfulness. Contemporary Examples Knocking on Heaven’s Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of […]
plural noun another term for flotation bags
an inflatable vest used to control one’s buoyancy underwater or to rest at the surface, usually having a connecting hose for inflation or deflation by mouth and a CO 2 cartridge for rapid, emergency inflation.
See under Archimedes’ principle. the law that a body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force (buoyant force) equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the body. noun a law of physics stating that the apparent upward force (buoyancy) of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the […]