Definition of buoyancy
- testing an object's buoyancy
- the buoyancy of water
- his buoyancy of spirit
- betting that the economy will maintain its buoyancy
the natural buoyancy of cork
The swimmer is supported by the water's buoyancy.
We hope that the economy will maintain its buoyancy.
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: the ability of an object to float in water or air
: the power of a liquid to make someone or something float
: the ability of someone or something to continue to be happy, strong, etc., through difficult times
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