flotation device

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of flotation device

: a floating device that is designed to save a person from drowning : life preserver

Word by Word Definitions

flotation play
  1. : the act, process, or state of floating

  2. : an act or instance of financing (such as an issue of stock)

  3. : the separation of the particles of a mass of pulverized ore according to their relative capacity for floating on a given liquid

device play
  1. : something devised or contrived: such as

  2. : plan, procedure, technique

  3. : a scheme to deceive : stratagem, trick


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