verb as in fly
If the rigging is to remain aloft, lash the cross-trees to the lower cap.
Sling the lower yard, if it is to remain aloft, and unshackle the trusses, if they are of iron.
Of course it was nothing like the Comet, and could remain aloft but a comparatively short time.
They can remain aloft for many hours at a stretch and are remarkably reliable.
Some slippery ones are squeezed upwards and remain aloft as warnings.
On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to remain aloft, such as: circle, climb, cross, drift, float, and flutter.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.