Words nearby buoyancy
OTHER WORDS FROM buoyancynon·buoy·an·cy, noun
Examples from the Web for buoyance
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
This buoyance was interrupted but once, and briefly, ere he gained the haven of his office.The Sturdy Oak|Samuel Merwin, et al.
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
The blow which rendered her without control did not break her spirit, but it pressed out its buoyance.Girlhood and Womanhood|Sarah Tytler
A buoyance in the very air proclaimed that school days were over.Highacres|Jane Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for buoyance
Scientific definitions for buoyance
Cultural definitions for buoyance
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.