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  • afloat — /əˈfloʊt / (say uh floht) adjective 1. borne on the water; in a floating condition: *Even a billy can or ladies bathing cap will supply sufficient buoyancy to keep a person afloat. –anon, water safety, 1955. 2. flooded: the main deck was afloat.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • afloat — /euh floht /, adv., adj. 1. floating or borne on the water; in a floating condition: The ship was set afloat. 2. on board a ship, boat, raft, etc.; at sea: cargo afloat and ashore. 3. covered with water; flooded; awash: The main deck was afloat.… …   Universalium

  • set up — Synonyms and related words: abet, aggrandize, aggravate, aid, amend, angel, animate, annoy, apotheose, apotheosize, arouse, arrange, array, assemble, assist, author, avail, back, bail out, bankroll, base, bear, bear a hand, beatify, befriend,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • set in motion — Synonyms and related words: actuate, animate, bundle, bundle off, compel, drive, drive on, energize, float, force, forward, foster, galvanize, give a start, give an impetus, give momentum, goad, impel, incite, kick off, launch, mobilize, motivate …   Moby Thesaurus

  • afloat — adj. 1 floating on water VERBS ▪ be ▪ keep, remain, stay ▪ set sth ▪ The children set their new boat afloat on the lake …   Collocations dictionary

  • afloat — adj. 1) to keep smt. afloat 2) to set (a ship) afloat * * * [ə fləʊt] to keep smt. afloat to set (a ship) afloat …   Combinatory dictionary

  • a|float — «uh FLOHT», adverb, adjective. 1. floating on the water or in the air: »He had ten balloons afloat at one time. 2. on shipboard; at sea. 3. Figurative. adrift: »penniless and afloat in a strange city. 4. flooded: »After the rain the whole cellar… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ceremonial object — ▪ religion Introduction  any object used in a ritual or a religious ceremony.       Throughout the history of religions and cultures, objects used in cults, rituals, and sacred ceremonies have almost always been of both utilitarian and symbolic… …   Universalium

  • bear — Synonyms and related words: Cape polecat, Tartar, abide, abide with, acquiesce, acquit, act, admit of, affect, afflict, afford, afford support, aim, allow, answer, ape, appertain, apply, assault, attend, author, avail, back, back up, bar, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • USS Liberty incident — Coordinates: 31°23′N 33°23′E / 31.39°N 33.38°E / 31.39; 33.38 …   Wikipedia

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