hover hover  /ˈhə vər/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
  2. (v) move to and fro
  3. (v) hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
  4. (v) be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
  5. (v) hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

Usage(s):

  1. They have already designed a hover kiln, in which pottery is suspended over a moving conveyor belt by the hot gases used to bake it.
  2. Watch and wallet sellers hover nearby.
  3. Many of his anticorruption reforms have stalled and his economic polices haven't revved up growth, which is expected to hover around 5% next yearrespectable but hardly stellar.

News

  1. Real-Life Electric Jedi Hover-Bike Takes Off in Prague

    A flying electric bicycle made its first public voyage around a Prague convention center this week, taking off with a dummy on board and hovering in the air like a budget speeder bike from Star Wars .        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Wired News

  2. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Swoon Doesn't Spook Option Bulls

    Book behemoth Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) has emerged as one of the worst performers on the Big Board this morning, surrendering 6.9% to hover just shy of %2420...( Read More )
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Schaeffers Research

  3. Gold futures hover near two-month high

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Gold futures edged up on Thursday, hovering near their highest level in more than two months, following weakness in the rupee. * At 3:43 p.m., the actively traded gold for August delivery ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "There are sections on how to fly and how to hover," said co-writer Paul Carr.
    on May 11, 2007 By: Paul Carr Source: FOX News

  2. "When the candidate lands here tomorrow, a fog of ambiguity will still hover over his position: It remains unclear whether Jerusalem, the focus of his brief trip, will be a united city under Israeli sovereignty or the capital of two states. Barack...
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Yossi Sarid Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "On the basis of the oil prices currently implied by the futures market, overall inflation rates are likely to increase again in early 2007 and then hover around 2 percent in the course of the year," Trichet said.
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: BusinessWeek

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