buoyancy buoyancy  /ˈbɔɪ ən si/


  1. (n) the property of something weightless and insubstantial
  2. (n) the tendency to float in water or other liquid
  3. (n) irrepressible liveliness and good spirit
  4. (n) cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface



  1. It might have stayed on the bottom indefinitelyexcept that the gases caused by the decomposing body gave the drum buoyancy and floated it to the surface.
  2. The film lacks moviemaking buoyancy--the feeling of soaring in space that Rowling's magic-carpet prose gives the reader.
  3. The buoyancy columns with their stabilizing disks will reach 160 ft.


  1. Dan Pink on the New ABCs of Selling

    Attunement, buoyancy, clarity--that's what you need to survive the new world of sales, says the bestselling author. Salespeople are pushy, but we're all selling something these days, Dan Pink , the bestselling author of To Sell is Human, said during the World Innovation Forum Thursday. "Like it or not, we're all in sales now. You are selling, but the cash register is not ringing. You're selling ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Inc Magazine

  2. VIBE Premiere: Download Pusha T 'Numbers On The Board' (Crookers VIP Version)

    Phra carries the 'Crookers' moniker in style, rolling dolo with a VIP version of Pusha T's "Numbers On The Board". The Italian producer-DJ gives the track buoyancy by putting Pusha's lyrics, "I'm so bossy" on loop, revving the hip-hop joint into a rap-dance-step amalgamation. Crookers' has re-twerked Pusha T into a utopian summer anthem that you'll be hearing all over the clubs, starting now...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

  3. Rescued N.C. turtle still struggling to dive

    MANTEO, N.C. Charlie, a female loggerhead turtle suffering from buoyancy problems, paddled around and around a tank the size of an above-ground pool. "She really needed to swim and stretch her muscles," said Christian Legner, husbandry curator for the North Carolina Aquarium. "I think she is really enjoying this."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot

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  1. And although new loan approvals for housing have moderated as interest rates have begun to rise, Mr. Stevens said, "At this point the market for established dwellings is still characterized by considerable buoyancy, with prices continuing to...
    on May 3, 2010 By: Glenn Stevens Source: New York Times

  2. "Our industry is not immune to what goes on in the global economy...... yet given the current circumstances people still see a buoyancy in the market," Ballmer said at a Churchill Club event in Silicon Valley. "At least for now, people that I...
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source: AFP

  3. "We will ultimately, some time in the future when the market returns to the buoyancy we saw in the past, go back out to the market and look for a commercial operator for a new airport in this region," Ms Bligh told reporters.
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: Anna Bligh Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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