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Definition of Buoyancy

Buoyancy n. means: Cheerfulness; vivacity; liveliness; sprightliness; -- the opposite of heaviness; as, buoyancy of spirits.

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Buoyancy n. means: Cheerfulness; vivacity; liveliness; sprightliness; -- the opposite of heaviness; as, buoyancy of spirits.

Meaning of Buoyancy

Buoyancy (n.) means: Cheerfulness; vivacity; liveliness; sprightliness; -- the opposite of heaviness; as, buoyancy of spirits.

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Buoyancy (n.): Cheerfulness; vivacity; liveliness; sprightliness; -- the opposite of heaviness; as, buoyancy of spirits.

Buoyance (n.): Buoyancy.

Buoyancies (pl. ): of Buoyancy

Levitation (n.): Lightness; buoyancy; act of making light.

-ancy (): A suffix expressing more strongly than -ance the idea of quality or state; as, constancy, buoyancy, infancy.

Lightness (n.): The state, condition, or quality, of being light or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; nimbleness; delicacy; grace.

Buoyancy (n.): The property of floating on the surface of a liquid, or in a fluid, as in the atmosphere; specific lightness, which is inversely as the weight compared with that of an equal volume of water.

Levity (n.): The quality of weighing less than something else of equal bulk; relative lightness, especially as shown by rising through, or floating upon, a contiguous substance; buoyancy; -- opposed to gravity.

Montgolfier (n.): A balloon which ascends by the buoyancy of air heated by a fire; a fire balloon; -- so called from two brothers, Stephen and Joseph Montgolfier, of France, who first constructed and sent up a fire balloon.

Buoyancy (n.): The upward pressure exerted upon a floating body by a fluid, which is equal to the weight of the body; hence, also, the weight of a floating body, as measured by the volume of fluid displaced.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Buoyancy

Meaning of Metacenter

Metacenter means: The midway point between a vessel's center of buoyancy when upright and her center of buoyancy when tilted.

Meaning of Buoyancy

Buoyancy means: The capacity for floating.

Meaning of Pontoon

Pontoon means: A hollow, watertight tank used to give buoyancy.

Meaning of Center of Buoyancy

Center of Buoyancy means: A point through which all buoyant forces on an immersed hull are assumed to act.

Meaning of Ballast Tank

Ballast Tank means: A device used on ships and submarines and other submersibles to control buoyancy and stability.

Meaning of Waterlogged

Waterlogged means: Flooded with water by leakage or overflow so as to become impaired in buoyancy, heavy, and unmanageable.

Meaning of Reserve Buoyancy

Reserve Buoyancy means: The lifting power. It may be measured by the volume of a watertight hull above the load water line.

Meaning of Decks Awash

Decks Awash means: A situation in which the deck of the vessel is partially or wholly submerged, possibly as a result of excessive listing or a loss of buoyancy.

Meaning of Righting Arm

Righting Arm means: The horizontal distance between the center of gravity and a vertical line through the center of buoyancy of a ship that is displaced from the upright position; knowledge of this quantity is necessary to determine the righting moment.

Meaning of Camel

Camel means: Hollow vessel of iron, steel or wood, that is filled with water and sunk under a vessel. When water is pumped out, the buoyancy of the camel lifts the ship. Very valuable aid to salvage operations.

Meaning of Buoyancy

Buoyancy means: Cheerfulness; vivacity; liveliness; sprightliness; -- the opposite of heaviness; as, buoyancy of spirits.

Meaning of Buoyance

Buoyance means: Buoyancy.

Meaning of Buoyancies

Buoyancies means: of Buoyancy

Meaning of Levitation

Levitation means: Lightness; buoyancy; act of making light.

Meaning of -ancy

-ancy means: A suffix expressing more strongly than -ance the idea of quality or state; as, constancy, buoyancy, infancy.

Meaning of Lightness

Lightness means: The state, condition, or quality, of being light or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; nimbleness; delicacy; grace.

Meaning of Buoyancy

Buoyancy means: The property of floating on the surface of a liquid, or in a fluid, as in the atmosphere; specific lightness, which is inversely as the weight compared with that of an equal volume of water.

Meaning of Levity

Levity means: The quality of weighing less than something else of equal bulk; relative lightness, especially as shown by rising through, or floating upon, a contiguous substance; buoyancy; -- opposed to gravity.

Meaning of Montgolfier

Montgolfier means: A balloon which ascends by the buoyancy of air heated by a fire; a fire balloon; -- so called from two brothers, Stephen and Joseph Montgolfier, of France, who first constructed and sent up a fire balloon.

Meaning of Buoyancy

Buoyancy means: The upward pressure exerted upon a floating body by a fluid, which is equal to the weight of the body; hence, also, the weight of a floating body, as measured by the volume of fluid displaced.

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