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Synonyms for buoyancy
ˈbɔɪ ən si, ˈbu yən sibuoy·an·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buoyancy, perkinessnoun

    cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface

    impertinence, airiness, archness, perkiness, sauciness, pertness, irrepressibility

  2. airiness, buoyancynoun

    the property of something weightless and insubstantial

    irrepressibility, airiness, perkiness, delicacy

  3. buoyancynoun

    the tendency to float in water or other liquid

    irrepressibility, airiness, perkiness

  4. irrepressibility, buoyancynoun

    irrepressible liveliness and good spirit

    "I admired his buoyancy and persistent good humor"

    irrepressibility, airiness, perkiness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buoyancynoun

    lightness, levity, specific lightness

  2. buoyancynoun

    vivacity, liveliness, sprightliness, cheerfulness, GAYETY

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "buoyancy":

    buoyant, flotation, dynamism, waterline

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  1. The IMF:

    Keeping to these plans, however, is subject to significant risks related to (i) the ability to fully finance the ambitious 2016 personal income tax reform and (ii) uncertainties about the costs associated with the refugee crisis, while recent revenue buoyancy will help, it is likely that additional measures will be needed to reach the targeted deficit.

  2. Bob Barker:

    Usually what happens when a vessel is sinking is the master will ensure all compartments and hatches are shut so as to maintain buoyancy, on the Thunder, all the hatches had been opened, including the hatch leading to the fish hold.

  3. Marine Corps:

    Contributing factors included lack of training, the material condition of the AAVs assigned to 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, lack of safety boats in the water, a higher-than-anticipated sea state, and insufficient buoyancy provided by personal flotation devices at depth.

  4. Stefan Worrall:

    The market's initial reaction to the GDP data was a slight strengthening of the yen, japanese policy makers could really use a sense of crisis to help justify ramping up fiscal stimulus or pushing out the VAT (sales tax) hike and a stronger GDP figure seems to undermine that narrative, though there is also some buoyancy from stronger U.S. inflation and increased expectations for Fed rate hikes.

  5. Carsten Fritsch:

    A weaker U.S. dollar is lending prices buoyancy, as are comments made by the Saudi Arabian Oil Minister.

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Translations for buoyancy

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  • vztlakCzech
  • opdriftDanish
  • Auftrieb, Fröhlichkeit, BelastbarkeitGerman
  • άνωση, άντωσηGreek
  • sustentación hidráulica, optimismo, flotabilidad, impulsoSpanish
  • noste, hilpeys, palautuvuus, kelluvuus, nostovoimaFinnish
  • flottabilité, poussée d'ArchimèdeFrench
  • buacachtIrish
  • so-lhoobaghtManx
  • felhajtó erőHungarian
  • buoyancia, anosa, antosaLatin
  • oppdriftNorwegian
  • drijfvermogen, vrolijkheid, opwaartse kracht, hilariteitDutch
  • oppdriftNorwegian Nynorsk
  • impulsão, empuxoPortuguese
  • flotabilitateRomanian
  • оптимизм, выталкивающая сила, позитивный настрой, подъёмная сила, жизнерадостность, плавучестьRussian
  • plovnostSerbo-Croatian

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