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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Irrepressible liveliness and good spirit; The tendency to float in water or other liquid; The property of something weightless and insubstantial; Cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface.

Usage examples (41)
  • Archimedes discovered the principle of buoyancy and displacement.
  • I admired his buoyancy and persistent good humor
  • Analysis shows that this buoyancy is attributable mainly to an improvement in our manufacturing industries.
  • To explain the dive I have to show you how to remove the buoyancy from a submarine. for more
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