floatation


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the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)

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financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares

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For mechanical floatation to function effectively the energy should be sufficient to meet the requirements of floatation; therefore, optimal energy use is critical.
Amidst speculation that the UK unit of Banco Santander (SAN.MC) would go in for a public listing, the bank has said that the time is not right for floatation.
shale by froth floatation. Oil Shale, 2008, 25(2), 247-253.
Market analysts feel that the UK floatation of Spain-based Banco Santander (SAN.MC) may be delayed because of employee attrition at the bank.
The new 190T and 1110T Skid Steer Loaders have high drive rubber track systems that provide increased floatation, reduced ground bearing pressure, increased lift capacity and stability over rubber tires.
The combination of technologies of fines fractionation by floatation, three-ply forming, and Condebelt drying successfully produced quality linerboard from recycled furnish.
Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command has neither tested nor approved as a floatation device, the black, "tactical vest" issued under force protection (FP) allowance equipage lists (AEL) 2-320024501, 2-320024502, and 2-320024503.
The advantage of the pressurized system is the large runner that allows slag floatation. The most important disadvantage is that it creates a high-velocity metal flow region in the ingate and immediately inside the casting.
"On one hand he talks about being against the share floatation, but on the other he wants seven and a half per cent of the club as a free gift.
The house is based on a floatation system supporting various living spaces arranged around a central void Living rooms and kitchen are located on the first floor with bedroom and entrance hall just above water level.
[USPRwire, Mon Sep 17 2018] The personal floatation device market is witnessing a notable shift from 'distributor-based' selling to direct-to-customer online channel.
[UKPRwire, Sun Sep 16 2018] The personal floatation device market is witnessing a notable shift from 'distributor-based' selling to direct-to-customer online channel.
Talise Spa at Jumeirah Emirates Towers has unveiled a new floatation therapy pool room where guests can experience a stress-relieving treatment scientifically-proven to be as beneficial as eight hours of sleep.
Global Banking News-8 February 2010-Santander looking for floatation in UK(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Floatation is a separation process that depends on the difference in hydrophobicity and hydrophilicity scale of materials.