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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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Buoyancy aids are designed as a flotation rather than life-saving device and are commonly used for surface watersports such as canoeing and kayaking.
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Results of velocity and temperature profiles investigated for laminar developing mixed convection in vertical channel with different buoyancy parameter Gr/Re are shown in figures 3 and 6.
Heywood-based sales director, Dave Clayton, said: "Having successfully provided deepwater buoyancy and elastomer products for a number of projects offshore Brazil, we believe the time is right to commit to local production.
The variation of u with buoyancy ratio parameter N shows that when the molecular buoyancy force dominates over the thermal buoyancy force [absolute value of u] experiences an enhancement irrespective of the directions of the buoyancy forces (fig.5).
The forgoing survey suggests that a 3D simulation model taking into account the effect of buoyancy force accompanied with and the exact boundary conditions would resolve the present inaccurate agreements between simulations and experiments.
1 : the power of rising and floating (as on water or in air) <Cork has buoyancy in water.>
In this paper I have attempted to show that diagrams can play a role in helping us to determine the level of understanding a student has about the concept of buoyancy.
This neoprene buoyancy vest features eight removable floats.
The idea of an air lifter combining the buoyancy of a lighter-than-air dirigible with an airplane's range has been around for several years.
Buoyancy differences segregate the nanotubes into homogeneous, horizontal bands.