Buoyance
Buoyance Buoy"ance, n. Buoyancy. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • buoyance — 1821, from BUOY (Cf. buoy) + ANCE (Cf. ance) …   Etymology dictionary

  • buoyance — buoyancy / buoyance [n1] lightness in weight airiness, ethereality, floatability, levity, weightlessness; concept 734 Ant. heaviness buoyancy / buoyance [n2] lightness in spirit animation, bounce, cheerfulness, cheeriness, ebullience,… …   New thesaurus

  • buoyance — noun Date: 1793 buoyancy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • buoyance — buoy·ance (boiʹəns, bo͞oʹyəns) n. Buoyancy. * * * …   Universalium

  • buoyance — adjective The state or quality of being buoyant Syn: buoyancy …   Wiktionary

  • buoyance — n. buoyancy, floatability; lightness; quality of quickly recovering from sadness or depression …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buoyance — buoy·ance …   English syllables

  • buoyance — noun see buoyancy …   Useful english dictionary

  • buoyancy — / buoyance [n1] lightness in weight airiness, ethereality, floatability, levity, weightlessness; concept 734 Ant. heaviness buoyancy / buoyance [n2] lightness in spirit animation, bounce, cheerfulness, cheeriness, ebullience, effervescence,… …   New thesaurus

  • Microburst — Illustration of a microburst. Note the downward motion of the air until it hits ground level. It then spreads outward in all directions. The wind regime in a microburst is opposite to that of a tornado …   Wikipedia

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