Meaning of BUOYANT in English


vt & ·vi bearing up, as a fluid; sustaining another body by being specifically heavier.

2. buoyant ·vt & ·vi light-hearted; vivacious; cheerful; as, a buoyant disposition; buoyant spirits.

3. buoyant ·vt & ·vi having the quality of rising or floating in a fluid; tending to rise or float; as, iron is buoyant in mercury.

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