3 dicționare găsite pentru buoyancy
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Buoyancy \Buoy"an*cy\, n.; pl. Buoyancies. 1. The property of floating on the surface of a liquid, or in a fluid, as in the atmosphere; specific lightness, which is inversely as the weight compared with that of an equal volume of water. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physics) The upward pressure exerted upon a floating body by a fluid, which is equal to the weight of the body; hence, also, the weight of a floating body, as measured by the volume of fluid displaced. [1913 Webster] Such are buoyancies or displacements of the different classes of her majesty's ships. --Eng. Cyc. [1913 Webster] 3. Cheerfulness; vivacity; liveliness; sprightliness; -- the opposite of heaviness; as, buoyancy of spirits. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
buoyancy n 1: cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface [syn: perkiness] 2: the property of something weightless and insubstantial [syn: airiness] 3: irrepressible liveliness and good spirit; "I admired his bouyancy and persistent good humor" [syn: irrepressibility]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
57 Moby Thesaurus words for "buoyancy": adaptability, airiness, ascent, bounce, bounciness, breeziness, bubbliness, buoyance, carefreeness, chirpiness, daintiness, debonairness, delicacy, downiness, effervescence, elasticity, ethereality, extensibility, exuberance, flexibility, floatability, fluffiness, foaminess, frothiness, gentleness, give, gossameriness, jauntiness, lack of weight, levitation, levity, light heart, lightheartedness, lightness, lightsomeness, liveliness, perkiness, pertness, rebound, resilience, resiliency, responsiveness, snap, softness, spring, springiness, stretch, stretchability, stretchiness, tenderness, tone, tonicity, tonus, unheaviness, volatility, weightlessness, yeastiness
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