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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

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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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Like the 2006 entry, the float was designed by Raul Rodriguez and is being built by Fiesta Floats in Duarte.
Steelhead expert Jim Butler provides a complete 'how to' introduction for novice anglers in "Steelhead Float Fishing" that includes the history of float fishing, the aquatic behaviors of steelhead, 'reading' water, the various float fishing techniques and strategies, natural and artificial baits, float reels and how to cast them, building balsa floats, and a great deal more.
Krucker is carving a successful business out of his love of flying by manufacturing ultralight planes and aircraft floats.
Over 2,000 employees take vacation time during the final week before parade time to decorate the float at Fiesta Floats in Azusa.
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.
Like this year's entry, the float was designed by Raul Rodriguez and is being built by Fiesta Floats in Duarte.
Besides demonstrating leading edge technology "under the hood," the Edison float again features the talents of construction/design team Fiesta Floats and internationally recognized float designer Raul Rodriguez.
First Float Test Run of The Season Gives Locals A View of A Seldom Seen Side of Rose Parade Floats And A First Look At Rain Bird's 2009 Entry As The 11-Time Award Winner Seeks To Add Another Trophy To Its Award-Filled Cache
The 87-year-old Chimbole, who was a B-17 bomber crewman during World War II and ran a hardware store when he became Palmdale's first mayor when the city incorporated in 1962, will ride at the front of a 72-entry parade that includes school bands, classic cars, youth groups, floats and community queens.
Over the years, Kodak has contributed some of the most popular floats in the parade.
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.
The Parade also features America's best marching bands, fabulous floats and Macy's signature giant helium character balloons.
A signature element of all of Rain Bird's floats, 'Mist-ical Marsupials' will feature 1,500 gallons of water cascading over ten separate waterfalls, (one for each year of parade participation), to highlight Rain Bird's vision for The Intelligent Use of Water(TM) -- the company's commitment to water conservation and environmental preservation.
1 -- color) A worker fashions mushrooms for Palmdale's Rose Parade float at Fiesta Parade Floats in Duarte.