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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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| BUOYANT SALES: Graham Kinnear, managing director of Landlord Assist
The computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software Fluent was used in this paper to work out the governing equations in order to study the flow characteristics of high-temperature annular buoyant jets and the air distribution characteristics under the coupling effect of high-temperature annular buoyant jets and ventilation system under different industrial working conditions.
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New Delhi: AaA buoyant Congress party has gone into overdrive to form a government following its victory in the general elections.
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al 2007), the mixing and buoyant airflows each have distinct effects on the transport of indoor airborne pollutants.
Despite the higher costs, factory gate inflation dipped to its lowest level in five months, although buoyant demand still enabled manufacturers to push up the cost of goods.
Ian Armstrong, from SCDI said: "The sector is extremely buoyant. The relatively high oil price has made domestic reserves much more attractive."
In today's buoyant office market, Herman Miller and Gensler seem equally well matched, both having extensive experience in the design of contemporary workplace environments.
"These sales will also allow us to capitalize on the buoyant investment sales market in San Francisco and result in a significant gain in excess of $36 million."
Although religious life has dramatically diminished in size since the beginning of the council, it is good to point out, as Briggs does through the astute reflection of theologian Sandra Schneiders, that "the most miraculous aspect of the dying process was that so many communities remained buoyant even as the roof was falling in upon them....