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float

verb
 
 
/fləʊt/
LIQUID [I, T] B1 to stay on the surface of a liquid instead of sinking, or to make something do this
держаться на поверхности воды, плавать
I like floating on my back in the pool.Staying afloat, capsizing and sinkingMovement on or through waterParticular theories and concepts in physics
AIR [I] B1 to stay in the air, or move gently through the air
нестись по воздуху
A balloon floated across the sky.Movement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraftParticular theories and concepts in physics
BUSINESS [I, T] to start selling a company's shares to the public
выпускать акции
Financial investments and the stock market
(Definition of float verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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