OTHER WORDS FROM buoyancynon·buoy·an·cy, noun
How to use buoyancy in a sentence
The blow which rendered her without control did not break her spirit, but it pressed out its buoyance.Girlhood and Womanhood|Sarah Tytler
The fur of the coat seemed not to get wet through, and retained a certain amount of air that added to buoyance.Sinking of the Titanic|Various
Cally herself was aware of an inner buoyance oddly at variance with the drab Cooney milieu.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
This buoyance was interrupted but once, and briefly, ere he gained the haven of his office.The Sturdy Oak|Samuel Merwin, et al.
He liked the buoyance of glider flying, the nearest approach of man to the bird, and thus far everything was going well.Mercenary|Dallas McCord Reynolds
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The force that causes objects to float. According to the principle of Archimedes, when a solid is placed in a fluid (a liquid or a gas), it is subject to an upward force equal in magnitude to the weight of the fluid it has displaced.