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English definition of “hover”

hover

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈhɒvər/
IN AIR to stay up in the air but without moving anywhere: A helicopter hovered overhead.Movement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraft
WAIT If you hover, you stand and wait near someone or something: A waiter hovered at the table ready to take our order.WaitingStaying and remaining
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