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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The Eskisehir green color beryl crystals formed in schists via the upthrust in the Upper Cretaceous of chromium and magnesium-rich metasomatized ophiolites onto metamorphic units.
The postorogenic granites and granite gneisses, mainly forming the crust above and around the upthrust blocks, are of nearly upper crust density, thus having only a minor influence on the gravity level.
Precision should be improved if the upthrust on the plummet were measured directly using a 4-place balance.
For instance, in Brazil, the okay sign with thumb and forefinger is equivalent to the upthrust middle finger sign in the U.S.
Connolly shared the idealism of Republican Spain, where he spent the Spanish Civil War, later writing: "The pervading sense of freedom, of intelligence, justice and companionship, the enormous upthrust in backward and penniless people of the desire for liberty and education, are things that have to be seen to be understood.
Millennia of steady-state velocity have passed, and now in this crazy century of upthrust records limits are set and shattered in days, hours, even minutes.
In Ouachita streams bottoms of sandstone, quartzite or upthrust shales are typical, and long cobbled "runs" as well as gravel fifties are common.
Despite geology's general and well-understood principles - the operation of faults, plate tectonics, upthrust, etc.
This must be taken into consideration when discussing the novel, which in Herbst's words is "to cover not only the decay of a capitalistic society but the upthrust of a new group society" ("Autobiographical Sketch" 309).
But let's leap over to the great upthrust of brightness in the northeast.
In Impressions #1 (1987) six women balance on each other's upthrust feet and hands or rotate slowly on their hips like statues on pedestals, posed in flesh-and-blood translations of Henry Moore's visions in metal and stone.
The small upthrust marks one of 23 ancient burial sites within the trailer park, located about 200 miles northwest of Minneapolis.