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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A comparison of tax and expenditure buoyancies in Table 5 shows that during the years from 1971-72 to 1982-83 revenue productivity was not a major problem in Pakistan in so far as the expenditure buoyancies have been lower than revenue buoyancies.
3) Two estimates of buoyancies have been calculated, viz.
46 Table 3 Elasticities and Buoyancies of Federal Taxes Elasticity DIM PAM Buoyancy Total Taxes 1.