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Synonyms for float

glide

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be buoyant

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  • be buoyant
  • stay afloat
  • be or lie on the surface
  • rest on water
  • hang
  • hover
  • poise
  • displace water

waft

Synonyms for float

to move along with or be carried away by the action of water

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to pass quickly and lightly through the air

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the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment

the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

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a drink with ice cream floating in it

an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade

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a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco

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an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy

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be in motion due to some air or water current

be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom

set afloat

circulate or discuss tentatively

move lightly, as if suspended

put into the water

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make the surface of level or smooth

allow (currencies) to fluctuate

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convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation

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Through the statistical analysis, the report illustrates the global and Chinese total market of Float Switch industry including capacity, production, production value, cost/profit, supply/demand and Chinese import/export.
Palmdale officials said the numbers indicate they are achieving one of their goals of fielding a float -- helping build community pride.
A medium-sized manufacturer automated its payables activity to gain float while still paying suppliers on time.
This limits the space needed for the float arm to arc (it's not unusual for them to get hung up in a saddlebag tank) it forces the use of two sensors, and a wide arc is needed to provide enough force to operate the resistive element.
Krucker is carving a successful business out of his love of flying by manufacturing ultralight planes and aircraft floats.
Fiesta Parade Floats, the leading award winning float-builder for the Tournament of Roses Parade, has added to its already impressive float building track record as eight of its client's float entries were named award-winners by a panel of Rose Parade judges at the 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade, held earlier today in Pasadena, California.
Showcasing a family of desert tortoises on the float is an excellent way to reflect the city's commitment to family and preservation of local wildlife,'' said Mayor Jim Ledford.
Sleepy Southland neighborhood becomes larger than life as the annual ritual showcases many of the 2009 float entries, including Rain Bird's 2009 float entry, "Entertaining Expedition.
Decorated by hundreds of volunteers, the 35-foot-long A Magical Place to Call Home float featured overflowing overflowing cornucopias and a giant fairy with animated wings - incorporating the parade's 2006 theme, ``It's Magical,'' with the city's ``A Place to Call Home'' slogan.
The Sweepstakes Trophy went to Christian Life Assembly's float.
Titled ``A Magical Place to Call Home,'' the float is taking shape, with the metal framework now complete.
City officials unveiled an artist's concept on Friday for the $150,000 float, which is named to incorporate the parade's 2006 theme, ``It's Magical,'' with the city's ``A Place to Call Home'' slogan.
PALMDALE - The city will pay $150,000 to a commercial float company to design and build the city's 2006 Tournament of Roses Parade entry.
PALMDALE - The city might pay $150,000 to a commercial float company to design and build the city's 2006 Tournament of Roses Parade entry.
Today, however, professional float builders have taken over the construction of most floats, leaving only six self-built floats in the 2005 parade.