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buoyant force

noun, Physics.
1.
Also called buoyancy force.

Archimedes' principle

noun, Physics.
1.
the law that a body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force (buoyant force) equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the body.
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Archimedes' principle

noun
1.
a law of physics stating that the apparent upward force (buoyancy) of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced fluid
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