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buoyant

Saltos de línea: buoy|ant
Pronunciación: /ˈbɔɪənt
 
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Definición de buoyant en inglés:

adjetivo

1Able or tending to keep afloat or rise to the top of a liquid or gas.
Example sentences
  • The most buoyant body parts rise first, leaving the head and limbs to drag behind the chest and abdomen.
  • As H2O builds up, density and viscosity decrease to a stage where the magma may again be sufficiently buoyant and mobile to rise further.
  • As they collect, the raisin becomes increasingly buoyant until it finally rises to the surface of the soda.
Sinónimos
able to float, light, floating
rare floatable
1.1(Of a liquid or gas) able to keep something afloat: buoyant water
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Since the demise of the hydrogen-filled Hindenburg, helium was in big demand as the buoyant gas for airships.
  • The buoyant gases escaped through the silk fabric's weave.
  • You can't see their chests heave, but they must, at least for a minute, after settling from a race over the rocks to soft, buoyant water.
2Cheerful and optimistic: the conference ended with the party in a buoyant mood
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And judging by the buoyant mood of the cheerful crowds swirling all over the city centre, and day after day of packed events, they were succeeding.
  • Further cause for optimism: the buoyant mood of attendees at a home-builder convention Brozak recently attended.
  • Paul was vital, and sparkling, and buoyant, and cheerful, hopeful, courageous.
Sinónimos
optimistic, confident, hopeful, sanguine, bullish, positive
informal peppy, zippy, zingy, upbeat
dated gay
3(Of an economy, business, or market) involving or engaged in much successful trade or activity: car sales were buoyant
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The aim is to make the process as smooth as possible and help increase the succession rate for buoyant businesses.
  • The central bank warned earlier this year that a sudden end to the country's property boom posed one of the most serious risks to the country's buoyant economy and jobs market.
  • The market is very buoyant; all this activity appears to suggest that it is a good time to sell and a good time to buy.
Sinónimos

Origen

late 16th century: from French bouyant or Spanish boyante, present participle of boyar 'to float' (see buoy).

Derivados

buoyantly

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • It is no accident that libertarians tend to be buoyantly optimistic while conservatives are suffused with pessimism.
  • But the citizens of this terminal world are buoyantly good-humoured.
  • The molten fraction can then separate and rise buoyantly up into the crust.

Words that rhyme with buoyant

clairvoyant, flamboyant

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