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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
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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.
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.
For every sound that floats From the rust within their throats Is a groan.
Browse Float Switch Market Report spread through 150 Pages at http://www.
1 : to rest on the surface of a liquid <Cork floats in water.
Six hundred volunteers -- the city's goal -- have signed up to decorate the float, which will carry a floral mother tortoise and two hatchlings crawling in a desert landscape of Joshua trees and wildflowers.
Electronic and paper float components vary and highlight the impact on liquidity and the balance sheet.