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  • 1 afloat — a‧float [əˈfləʊt ǁ əˈfloʊt] adjective COMMERCE having enough money to operate or stay out of debt: • Matthew has been selling key assets just to keep the business afloat. • The company needs a cash injection of around £3 million to stay afloat. * …

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  • 2 afloat — [ə flōt′] adj., adv. 1. floating freely; not grounded; esp., floating on the surface; not sinking 2. on board ship; at sea 3. flooded [the lower deck is afloat] 4. drifting about 5. in circulation; current [rumors are afloat] …

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  • 3 afloat — [[t]əflo͟ʊt[/t]] 1) ADV: usu ADV after v, also v link ADV, n ADV If someone or something is afloat, they remain partly above the surface of water and do not sink. They talked modestly of their valiant efforts to keep the tanker afloat... Three… …

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  • 4 afloat — a|float [əˈfləut US əˈflout] adj [not before noun] [: Old English; Origin: on flot on the sea ] 1.) having enough money to operate or stay out of debt keep (sb/sth) afloat/stay afloat ▪ The Treasury borrowed £40 billion, just to stay afloat. 2.)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 afloat — /əˈfloʊt / (say uh floht) adjective 1. borne on the water; in a floating condition: *Even a billy can or ladies bathing cap will supply sufficient buoyancy to keep a person afloat. –anon, water safety, 1955. 2. flooded: the main deck was afloat.… …

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  • 6 afloat — adjective (not before noun) 1 floating on water: Help me get the boat afloat. 2 having enough money to operate or stay out of debt: The company was just barely afloat. 3 literary on a ship afloat adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 Jack afloat — Jack Jack (j[a^]k), n. [F. Jacques James, L. Jacobus, Gr. ?, Heb. Ya aq[=o]b Jacob; prop., seizing by the heel; hence, a supplanter. Cf. {Jacobite}, {Jockey}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A familiar nickname of, or substitute for, John. [1913 Webster] You… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 keep afloat — remain above water, not sink …

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  • 9 National Register of Historic Places property types — Property types redirects here. For other uses see Property (disambiguation). Clockwise from bottom left: a site, a building, a structure and an object. All are examples of National Register of Historic Places property types. The U.S. National… …

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  • 10 Property type (National Register of Historic Places) — The U.S. National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) classifies its listings by various types of properties. Listed properties generally fall into one of five categories, though there are special considerations for other types of properties which …

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  • 11 Roosevelt Island — 1. Formerly, Welfare Island, Blackwells Island. an island in the East River, New York City: residential community. 11/2 mi. (21/2 km) long. 2. an island in Antarctica, in the W part of the Ross Ice Shelf: discovered 1934. ab. 90 mi. (145 km) long …

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  • 12 aground — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. stranded, grounded. See difficulty. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. on the ground, washed ashore, beached, foundered, grounded, stranded, swamped, shipwrecked, reefed, disabled, marooned, on the shore,… …

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  • 13 aground — ad. 1. Ashore, not afloat, stranded. 2. Stranded, brought to a stop (for ideas, means, etc.), exhausted in resources, run out …

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  • 14 ashore — ad. 1. On shore, on land. 2. To the shore. 3. Aground, not afloat. 4. (Colloq.) Stranded, aground, in difficulties, run out, come to grief, hard up …

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  • 15 Continental Airlines — Not to be confused with Continental Airways, a low cost airline in Russia. Continental Airlines IATA CO …

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  • 16 Kim Jong-il — Not to be confused with Kim Yong il, Kim Jong pil, or Kim Jong Il (athlete). This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim. Kim Jong il 김정일 金正日 Юрий Ирсенович Ким …

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  • 17 United States Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance — Not to be confused with Marine Division Reconnaissance. Main article: United States Marine Air Ground Task Force Reconnaissance Marine Force Reconnaissance The insignia of Force Recon …

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  • 18 Voice-tracking — Not to be confused with Voice over. Voice tracking, also called cyber jocking and referred to sometimes colloquially as a robojock, is a technique employed by some radio stations in radio broadcasting to produce the illusion of a live disc jockey …

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  • 19 Fishing — Not to be confused with phishing. Stilts fishermen, Sri Lanka …

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  • 20 Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle — Not to be confused with Expeditionary tank. Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV) General Dynamics Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, Advanced Amphibious Assau …

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