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A float moored in water to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel.
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  1. A float moored in water to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel.
  2. A floating object anchored in a lake, river, etc. to mark a channel, warn of a hazard, etc., variously shaped and colored, and often equipped with a bell or light
  3. A similar but larger and heavier object, usually with a ring on top, to which a ship can be moored
(Biology) an air pocket at the bottom end of an egg formed from contraption of the egg's contents through loss of moisture and cooling from its initial filled state.
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  1. (Biology) an air pocket at the bottom end of an egg formed from contraption of the egg's contents through loss of moisture and cooling from its initial filled state.
  1. A rubber or plastic inflatable cushion
  2. Trapped air that supports an object a short distance above a surface.
  3. (Mech.) A device for lessening shock by means of the elasticity of compressed air
(Informal) A person or thing that gives aid in time of need
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  1. (Informal) A person or thing that gives aid in time of need
  2. A person or thing that saves people from drowning, as a lifeguard
  3. One that provides help in a crisis or emergency.
A floating structure serving as a dock.
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  1. A floating structure serving as a dock.
  2. Either of two floats, as on the landing gear of some airplanes, for landing on water
  3. Any of a number of these, or of some other floating objects, as hollow cylinders, used as supports for a temporary bridge (pontoon bridge)
(Nautical) A projecting beam or spar run out from the side of a vessel to help in securing the masts or from a mast to be used in extending a rope or sail.
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  1. (Nautical) A projecting beam or spar run out from the side of a vessel to help in securing the masts or from a mast to be used in extending a rope or sail.
  2. An extention mechanism, often retractable when not in use, on a boat, vehicle, or structure which helps stabilize the boat, vehicle, or structure to keep it from tipping over
  3. A timber or other float rigged out from the side of certain canoes to prevent tipping; also, a canoe of this type
A single unit that converts radiant energy into electric energy:
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  1. A single unit that converts radiant energy into electric energy:
  2. (Informal) cell phone
  3. A storm cell.
A person or thing that bobs
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  1. A person or thing that bobs
  2. One who reshapes or trims something, especially hair.
  3. A buoyant device, as a cork, attached to a fishing line to hold the baited hook at a desired depth
The light, thick, elastic outer bark of an oak tree, the cork oak (Quercus suber) of the beech family, that grows in the Mediterranean area: used for floats, stoppers, linoleum, insulation, etc.
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  1. The light, thick, elastic outer bark of an oak tree, the cork oak (Quercus suber) of the beech family, that grows in the Mediterranean area: used for floats, stoppers, linoleum, insulation, etc.
  2. A small float used on a fishing line or net to buoy up the line or net or to indicate when a fish bites.
  3. The outermost layer of tissue in woody plants that is resistant to the passage of water vapor and gases and that becomes the bark. Cork is secondary tissue, formed on the outside of the tissue layer known as cork cambium . The cell walls of cork cells contain suberin. Once they mature, cork cells die.
One of the sharp hollow spines of a porcupine or hedgehog.
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  1. One of the sharp hollow spines of a porcupine or hedgehog.
  2. A pipe having a hollow stem.
  3. (Music) A plectrum for a stringed instrument of the clavichord type.
A flat, buoyant structure of logs, boards, barrels, etc. fastened together; specif., one used like a boat as in an emergency or in shallow water
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  1. A flat, buoyant structure of logs, boards, barrels, etc. fastened together; specif., one used like a boat as in an emergency or in shallow water
  2. A great number, amount, or collection:
  3. A large (but unspecified) number, a lot.
Structure used for competitive diving, consisting of a vertical rigid tower with one or more horizontal platforms extending out over a deep pool of water.
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  1. Structure used for competitive diving, consisting of a vertical rigid tower with one or more horizontal platforms extending out over a deep pool of water.
(Chiefly British) A weapon, such as a blackjack.
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  1. (Chiefly British) A weapon, such as a blackjack.
  2. A buoyant ring or vest intended to keep a person afloat.
  3. A buoyant device for saving a person from drowning by keeping the body afloat, as a ring or sleeveless jacket of canvas-covered cork or kapok
A document or thing introduced as evidence in court, or attached to a contract or to a motion. A document or thing introduced as evidence in court, or attached to a contract or to a motion.
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  1. A document or thing introduced as evidence in court, or attached to a contract or to a motion. A document or thing introduced as evidence in court, or attached to a contract or to a motion.
  2. A show; display; presentation
  3. (Law) Something marked for identification with the purpose of being introduced as evidence:
A mere show of something that is not genuine
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  1. A mere show of something that is not genuine
  2. A demonstration or manifestation:
  3. (Biochemistry) An in vitro method by which genetically engineered proteins are placed on the surface of a biological entity (such as a bacteriophage, yeast, or ribosome) so that the properties of these proteins and those they bind to can be analyzed and manipulated for research purposes.
An item entered in this way:
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  1. An item entered in this way:
  2. The recording of an item, note, etc. in a list, journal, etc. or of data in a computer file
  3. The act of entering upon real property; the making of a notation in a court or business record; in criminal law, the act of intruding into a residence with the intention of committing a crime. See also enter. The act of entering upon real property; the making of a notation in a court or business record; in criminal law, the act of intruding into a residence with the intention of committing a crime. See also enter.
An automobile
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  1. An automobile
  2. Any vehicle on wheels
  3. A boxlike enclosure for passengers and freight on a conveyance:
An ancient horse-drawn two-wheeled vehicle used in war, races, and processions.
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  1. An ancient horse-drawn two-wheeled vehicle used in war, races, and processions.
  2. A light, four-wheeled carriage with a coachlike box for several passengers and the driver's seat outside
  3. A light four-wheeled carriage used for occasions of ceremony or for pleasure.
A vestibule at the end of a railway car.
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  1. A vestibule at the end of a railway car.
  2. A basic design, process, plan, etc., esp. one that functions as a basis for growth or innovation
  3. The basic technology of a computer system's hardware and software, defining how a computer is operated and determining what other kinds of software can be used. Additional software or hardware must be compatible with the platform.
(Obs.) To beckon or signal to, as by a wave of the hand
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  1. (Obs.) To beckon or signal to, as by a wave of the hand
  2. To float easily and gently, as on the air; drift:
  3. To cause to go gently and smoothly through the air or over water:
To move, esp. up and down, with short, jerky motions
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  1. To move, esp. up and down, with short, jerky motions
  2. To fish with a bob
  3. To cut short or reshape:
To stay suspended or flutter in the air near one place
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  1. To stay suspended or flutter in the air near one place
  2. To linger or wait close by, esp. in an overprotective, insistent, or anxious way
  3. (Computers) To position a pointer over an object or area of the screen, causing a pop-up box to appear or other change to occur:
To pile up in banks or heaps:
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  1. To pile up in banks or heaps:
  2. To accumulate in heaps by force of wind or water
  3. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
To undergo washing without fading or other damage:
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  1. To undergo washing without fading or other damage:
  2. To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing:
  3. To wash clothes
To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
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  1. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
  2. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  3. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
To avoid; shun:
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  1. To avoid; shun:
  2. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
  3. To cause to fly or float in the air:
(Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
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  1. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
  2. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  3. To be moved forward by means of a sail or sails
To send forth (a question, reply, glance, fist, etc.) swiftly, suddenly, or with force or feeling
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  1. To send forth (a question, reply, glance, fist, etc.) swiftly, suddenly, or with force or feeling
  2. To send forth a missile or projectile; discharge bullets, arrows, etc.; go off; fire
  3. To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
To look at hastily or carelessly; glance through (a book, etc.) without reading word for word
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  1. To look at hastily or carelessly; glance through (a book, etc.) without reading word for word
  2. To read or glance through (a book, for example) quickly or superficially.
  3. To move along swiftly and lightly over a surface, through space, etc.; glide; sail
Find another word for float. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for float, like: buoy, air-cell, air-cushion, lifesaver, pontoon, outrigger, cell, bobber, cork, quill and raft.