flotation

[ floh-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF flotation

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Besides this its power of flotation—suspension in the air—is circumscribed.

You're high-grading and you should be using a flotation process.

"It is about that Sahara flotation, Mr. Jackson," he began rather doubtfully.

They've asked me to handle the flotation of stock and the placing of the bonds.

If they do not, we will make our own flotation with help of letter, which I will publish.'

He paused for a moment, then continued: "Here's the draft scheme for the flotation."

Speed is an important requisite in a flying-machine motor, as the velocity of the aeroplane is a vital factor in flotation.

As in all such ships, the armour-plating is distributed (a) to protect her flotation and (b) to protect her guns.

It must be proven to him that flotation methods work as well in mining human resources as in mining metal.

He gets his profits out of his flotation, and impudently stands in with the "paid-ups."

WORD ORIGIN

1850s, from float (v.) + -ation. Spelling influenced by French (cf. floatation).

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