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English definition of “flotation”

flotation

noun (FLOAT) (UK also floatation)     /fləʊˈteɪ.ʃən/ US  /floʊ-/
[U] the action of floatingStaying afloat, capsizing and sinking flotation chamber/compartment/tank a container filled with water in which people float in order to relaxStaying afloat, capsizing and sinkingMeditation, religious chanting and spiritual states
(Definition of flotation noun (FLOAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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