Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / flotation
FEEDBACK

flotation

See definition of flotation on Dictionary.com

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

antonyms for flotation

MOST RELEVANT
  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • frustration
  • opposition
  • stop
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
👀 Paying Attention? Do You Know How Gen Z Uses These Emoji?
START THE QUIZ

How to use flotation in a sentence

When a ship capsizes, or a plane crashes into the sea, people are left with whatever flotation devices they have on hand.
THIS DRONE KNOWS PRECISELY WHERE TO DROP A LIFE-SAVING RAFTKELSEY D. ATHERTONSEPTEMBER 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The scientist behind this experiment was the extremely eccentric J C Lilly, inventor of the flotation tank and prophet of inter-species communication, who had also turned monkeys into wireheads.
DRUGS, ROBOTS, AND THE PURSUIT OF PLEASURE: WHY EXPERTS ARE WORRIED ABOUT AIS BECOMING ADDICTSTHOMAS MOYNIHANSEPTEMBER 17, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The company didn’t disclose the size of the flotation, but Reuters has reported it is seeking to raise up to $2 billion.
CHINA’S NEW DATA LAWS ARE A RISK FACTOR IN A FACIAL-RECOGNITION GIANT’S IPO FILINGJANE LIAUGUST 30, 2021QUARTZ
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
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FLOTATION

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.