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levitate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Levitate  \Lev"i*tate\,  v.  t.  (Spiritualism) 
  To  make  buoyant;  to  cause  to  float  in  the  air;  as  to 
  levitate  a  table.  [Cant] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Levitate  \Lev"i*tate\  (l[e^]v"[i^]*t[=a]t),  v.  i.  [L.  levitas 
  -atis,  lightness.  See  {Levity}.] 
  To  rise,  or  tend  to  rise,  as  if  lighter  than  the  surrounding 
  medium;  to  become  buoyant;  --  opposed  to  {gravitate}.  --Sir. 
  J.  Herschel. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  levitate 
  v  :  be  suspended  in  the  air  [syn:  {hover}] 




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