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synonyms for flotation

  • backing
  • abutment
  • agency
  • back
  • base
  • bed
  • bedding
  • block
  • brace
  • buttress
  • collar
  • column
  • cornerstone
  • device
  • foothold
  • footing
  • foundation
  • fulcrum
  • groundwork
  • guide
  • hold
  • lining
  • means
  • medium
  • pillar
  • platform
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rampart
  • reinforcement
  • rest
  • rib
  • rod
  • shore
  • stake
  • stanchion
  • stave
  • stay
  • stiffener
  • stilt
  • substratum
  • substructure
  • sustentation
  • timber
  • underpinning
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antonyms for flotation

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  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • frustration
  • opposition
  • stop
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How to use flotation in a sentence

The capital came ahead of the company’s expected IPO, so its then-new valuation helped provide a measuring stick for where its eventual flotation could price.
UIPATH’S FIRST IPO PRICING COULD BE A WARNING TO LATE-STAGE INVESTORSALEX WILHELMAPRIL 12, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Because they’re so wide, flotation sizes typically only fit modified trucks.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALL-TERRAIN TIRESWES SILERAPRIL 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The SPAC-led Hippo flotation will not touch down in a warm market.
THE TECHNOLOGY SELLOFF IS GETTING TO BE SOMEWHAT MATERIALALEX WILHELMMARCH 5, 2021TECHCRUNCH
But this mercury flotation, as applied to the Crossley telescope, is a delusion, as I think Mr. Crossley had already found.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
The iron helm, jack-boots, and other accoutrements of a seventeenth century trooper were not calculated to assist flotation.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
He knew very well what Osterman referred to by "Flotation of company," and also who was the "desirable party" he spoke of.
THE OCTOPUSFRANK NORRIS
Leadville stocks are never on the exchange, and “flotation” and “promotion” have been almost unknown.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Then the reading of the scale at the line of flotation, added to the number on the weight, gives the reading required.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 2VARIOUS
"Thank you for leaving it here for the present to see us through the flotation," and he laughed.
THE YELLOW GODH. RIDER HAGGARD
Perhaps it would be better if you could prevail upon him to stop there until after the flotation.
THE YELLOW GODH. RIDER HAGGARD
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