buoyancy

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buoyancy

(1) The degree to which a body floats in a liquid.
(2) The force exerted by a fluid on a floating body, which opposes the force of gravity and is equal to the  body’s density.
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It should be noted that the opening sizes used in the experiment were at the same level and relatively narrow, so bouyancy forces are likely to be small.
A unique bouyancy ring at the neckline provides just the right amount of flotation to keep your child's chin and head above water and it can be removed as their swimming skills develop.
Evidence of continued bouyancy in both the UKand US housing markets combined with general economic recovery in those major market areas for the group has pushed the share price higher as investors seek solidity of earnings in their investments.
Galileo appealed to "mixed mathematics" in his De Motu of 1590, using Archimedes' bouyancy principle in an unsuccessful attempt to replace Aristotle's doctrine of natural motion.
Paul and Tina were flung into the ocean but as they bobbed around in their lifejackets, their pitbull terrier, Priscilla, was left floundering near the doomed craft without any bouyancy aid.
The Council plans to take advantage of that and move forward to form a future where our children can capitalize on this bouyancy.
Working in water accommodates people with physical limitations because water provides the bouyancy to help support a person's weight.
contradictions that has been the whole bouyancy of the healthy man.
That bouyancy will continue to surge, so he will be in an even better position next year to divide the benefits of the boom among taxpayers.
We suspect that the ability to regulate bouyancy improves concealment of the cuttlefish from its prey or possible predators by reducing the necessity for locomotor activity.
Commenting on Gertrude Lawrence's Anna in The King and I, for instance, John Mason Brown noted the "quiet inner strength"(13) that restrained the energy of her outward bouyancy and charm.
Today, although some of the giddy bouyancy of the 1980s has been lost, it is still one of the fastest growing economies in the world.