- buoyancy bags,
- buoyancy compensator,
- buoyant force,
Origin of buoyant
Examples from the Web for buoyant
It was in this buoyant baby boom atmosphere that my parents grew up.
Seeger showed Springsteen that political music could be buoyant, even as it dealt with the weightiest issues.Springsteen, Seeger, and the Joy of Political Music|Howard Wolfson|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The stock market has been buoyant, and interest rates have been rising in part because of expectations of higher economic growth.
The little girl who had once stood there with a bouquet was out in California, a buoyant and youthful 66 years old.The Little Girl Who Welcomed Mossadegh to New York|Michael Daly|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What is less convincing is her buoyant optimism about our odds of survival.
A pain came to Guida's heart as she read the flowing tale of his buoyant love.
It demanded a buoyant courage, and a heart happy in its toil; and the archdeacon's heart was happy, and his courage was buoyant.The Warden|Anthony Trollope
This buoyant energy of hope and effort is to be the result of the consciousness of imperfection of which we have spoken.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
Maud hoped that the buoyant and spirited young Irishman would some day return to the farm.Hendricks the Hunter|W.H.G. Kingston
He had never seen her so buoyant; her animal spirits had never leapt so high.
Word Origin for buoyant
1570s, perhaps from Spanish boyante, present participle of boyar "to float," from boya "buoy," from Dutch boei (see buoy (n.)). Of personalities, etc., from c.1748. Related: Buoyantly.