flotation device

Definition of flotation device

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

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

  1. :  something devised or contrived : such as

    :  plan, procedure, technique

    :  a scheme to deceive :  stratagem, trick

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