buoyancy

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air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy air bladder , swim bladder
aircraft supported by its own buoyancy lighter-than-air craft
(shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side; the dist metacenter , metacentre
mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy suspension
life preserver consisting of a connected pair of inflatable bags that fit under a person's arms and provide buoyancy; used by children learning to swim water wings
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