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float

verb announce, attempt, buoy, buoy up, issue, launch, offer, present, project, promote, propel, sell, set in motion, try
Associated concepts: float a bond, float an idea or concept
See also: finance
References in classic literature ?
Wizard, I shall have you blow a bubble around me; then I can float away home and see the country spread out beneath me as I travel.
When completed, he allowed the bubble to float slowly upward, and there could be seen the little Queen of Merryland standing in the middle of it and blowing kisses from her fingers to those below.
Finally we had the satisfaction of seeing the vessel rise out of the mud and float slowly upstream with the tide.
On one occasion, having continued to float at night, after the moon was down, they ran under a great snag, or sunken tree, with dry branches above the water.
This is one of the characteristics of the middle and lower part of the Missouri; but still more so of the Mississippi, whose rapid current traverses a succession of latitudes so as in a few days to float the voyager almost from the frozen regions to the tropics.
Grasping the corpse by an arm he tore the garment from it and then let the body float downward toward the temple.
He saw a Wieroo flap dismally above him; he saw the banks of the stream float slowly past; he heard a sudden wail upon the right-hand shore, and his heart stood still lest his ruse had been discovered; but never by a move of a muscle did he betray that aught but a cold lump of clay floated there upon the bosom of the water, and soon, though it seemed an eternity to him, the direct sunlight was blotted out, and he knew that he had entered beneath the temple.
But there is another way to make it float, which is to fill it with hot air.
1 : to rest on the surface of a liquid <Cork floats in water.
Like the 2006 entry, the float was designed by Raul Rodriguez and is being built by Fiesta Floats in Duarte.
Steelhead expert Jim Butler provides a complete 'how to' introduction for novice anglers in "Steelhead Float Fishing" that includes the history of float fishing, the aquatic behaviors of steelhead, 'reading' water, the various float fishing techniques and strategies, natural and artificial baits, float reels and how to cast them, building balsa floats, and a great deal more.
Krucker is carving a successful business out of his love of flying by manufacturing ultralight planes and aircraft floats.