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Verb
Lie on the surface
“Barges floating quietly by the grassy river banks.”
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Rest or move on or near the surface of a liquid without sinking
“Apparently it takes three days to float down the river to the coast.”
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Remain in one place in the air
“Once airborne, balloons just float with the wind.”
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To issue or sell shares in a company (or units in a trust) to members of the public, followed by listing on a stock exchange
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“She is not certain she wants to float the company, but hints at a possible buyout or merger in the future.”
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To aimlessly move or drift from place to place
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To cause something to be suspended in a liquid of greater density
“He floated the idea of a new alliance.”
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To perform a glissade
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To move about or around quickly and randomly
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Provide with money for a particular purpose
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To jerk, shake or vibrate, especially up and down
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To fly or ascend to a higher level
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Make way through water using arms, legs
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To cause to move or slide from the land into the water
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Be or cause to be balanced or suspended
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To wash or bathe
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Visit as a spirit
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To move or be moved in a particular direction by water
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A place where people and goods can be landed from a boat
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An offering of shares in a company (or units in a trust) to members of the public, normally followed by a listing on a stock exchange
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A flat-bottomed boat used as a support for a temporary bridge
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Inflatable raft
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Coffee fund
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Buoyant foam for swimming
Noun
A twin-hulled ship or boat
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Car transporter
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A low chest of drawers
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A buoyancy board made of foam, used to support the body when in water
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An anchored float serving as a navigation mark, to show reefs or other hazards, or for mooring
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(fishing) A buoyant device attached to a line so as to suspend the end of the line with the hook
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A floating tank that can be submerged, attached to an underwater object and then pumped out to lift the object by buoyancy
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Air vesicle
Adjective
Deceptive, imaginary, unreal
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