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  • n  cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface
  • n  the property of something weightless and insubstantial
  • n  the tendency to float in water or other liquid
  • n  irrepressible liveliness and good spirit
    I admired his buoyancy and persistent good humor

  • The LZR, which was co-designed by nasa experts, comes with a built-in corset to improve buoyancy and is constructed with compression fabric that keeps muscles from vibrating in the .
  • More than anything, the startling number testifies to the buoyancy of equity markets in China which many analysts believe are classic, overvalued bubbles, destined at some .
  • 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.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - Inc Magazine
  • 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...
    June 13, 2013 - Vibe Magazine
  • 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."
    June 12, 2013 - The Virginian-Pilot

  • Glenn Stevens in New York Times
    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...
  • Steve Ballmer in AFP
    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...
  • Anna Bligh in Sydney Morning Herald
    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.

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