Words nearby flotation
How to use flotation in a sentence
When a ship capsizes, or a plane crashes into the sea, people are left with whatever flotation devices they have on hand.This drone knows precisely where to drop a life-saving raft|Kelsey D. Atherton|September 24, 2021|Popular-Science
The scientist behind this experiment was the extremely eccentric J C Lilly, inventor of the flotation tank and prophet of inter-species communication, who had also turned monkeys into wireheads.Drugs, Robots, and the Pursuit of Pleasure: Why Experts Are Worried About AIs Becoming Addicts|Thomas Moynihan|September 17, 2021|Singularity Hub
The company didn’t disclose the size of the flotation, but Reuters has reported it is seeking to raise up to $2 billion.China’s new data laws are a risk factor in a facial-recognition giant’s IPO filing|Jane Li|August 30, 2021|Quartz
The capital came ahead of the company’s expected IPO, so its then-new valuation helped provide a measuring stick for where its eventual flotation could price.UiPath’s first IPO pricing could be a warning to late-stage investors|Alex Wilhelm|April 12, 2021|TechCrunch
Because they’re so wide, flotation sizes typically only fit modified trucks.Everything You Need to Know About All-Terrain Tires|Wes Siler|April 6, 2021|Outside Online
That side now has to be repaired and fitted with flotation devices that will eventually help the wreck float to the surface.
But this mercury flotation, as applied to the Crossley telescope, is a delusion, as I think Mr. Crossley had already found.Photographs of Nebul and Clusters|James Edward Keeler
The iron helm, jack-boots, and other accoutrements of a seventeenth century trooper were not calculated to assist flotation.Hunted and Harried|R.M. Ballantyne
He knew very well what Osterman referred to by "Flotation of company," and also who was the "desirable party" he spoke of.The Octopus|Frank Norris
Leadville stocks are never on the exchange, and “flotation” and “promotion” have been almost unknown.
Then the reading of the scale at the line of flotation, added to the number on the weight, gives the reading required.
British Dictionary definitions for flotation
- the launching or financing of a commercial enterprise by bond or share issues
- the raising of a loan or new capital by bond or share issues