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Definition of “float” - Learner’s Dictionary

float

verb     /fləʊt/
LIQUID [I, T]
B1 to stay on the surface of a liquid instead of sinking, or to make something do this: 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: 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 publicFinancial investments and the stock market
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