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English definition of “float”

float

verb [I] (NOT SINK)    /fləʊt/ US  /floʊt/
B1 to stay on the surface of a liquid and not sink: An empty bottle will float. You can float very easily in/on the Dead Sea because it's so salty.Staying afloat, capsizing and sinking
(Definition of float verb (NOT SINK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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