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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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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.
Certainly," says Nyce, "it's easier to make an SEF unit more linear than a float type.
The Krucker Amphib is the only trike that allows the installation of floats for water landings or skis for snow, in addition to the standard wheels, Krucker says.
Fiesta Parade Floats president, Tim Estes, talks to Thai dancers from the Dole Foods float after learning that Dole won the prestigious Rose Parade Sweepstakes Trophy, Monday, Jan.
Like this year's entry, the float was designed by Raul Rodriguez and is being built by Fiesta Floats in Duarte.
Give your audience a glimpse of the inner workings of a Rose Parade float and speak with the people that spend 365 days getting ready to produce New Year's Day magic.
The city hired Fiesta Parade Floats, the same Pasadena company that designed and built the independently developed 2005 Antelope Valley float, to build the 2006 entry.
Edison provides more volunteers than any other float sponsor.
The Sweepstakes Trophy went to Christian Life Assembly's float.
There are so few opportunities to really work on a float that we get people from all over,'' said Colcher, who proudly noted that Sierra Madre is the only float association to have its own full-time, enclosed facility with a catwalk.
First, when it wasn't good enough to simply decorate, the 23-year Rose Parade float veteran took welding classes with two friends in the early 1990s so they could build their own float - from the bottom up - for the city of Burbank.
PALMDALE - The Antelope Valley's first Tournament of Roses float in decades will roll through Pasadena as planned Saturday, although near the tail end - and on credit.
Decorated with stealth jets flying over a desert landscape of cactuses and an antelope, the float backers lack the money to finish it and to add the covering of flowers - which alone could cost $40,000 to $45,000.