- the act or phenomenon of levitating.
- the raising or rising of a body in air by supernatural means.
Origin of levitation
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Examples from the Web for levitation
So [his levitation] is sort of a joke but it also feels—it does feel like a way out.The David Foster Wallace Generation
Seth Colter Walls
April 7, 2011
From Icarus on down, levitation or its equivalent has been a favorite.Disowned
He is the one animal that has levitation, as will be shown later.
Yes, gentlemen, here's your death explained, and without any levitation.The Innocence of Father Brown
G. K. Chesterton
Levitation and ghostly disappearing hands were on every side.The Silent Bullet
Arthur B. Reeve
Other phenomena occurred, but the chief incident was the levitation.
Word Origin and History for levitation
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