Definición de buoyant en inglés:


Saltos de línea: buoy|ant
Pronunciación: /ˈbɔɪənt


  • 1Able or tending to keep afloat or rise to the top of a liquid or gas.
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    • 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.
    able to float, light, floating
    rare floatable
  • 1.1(Of a liquid or gas) able to keep something afloat: buoyant water
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    • 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.



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  • 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.


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

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