Definition of Levitation

1. Noun. The phenomenon of a person or thing rising into the air by apparently supernatural means.

Generic synonyms: Phenomenon
Derivative terms: Levitate, Levitate



2. Noun. Movement upward in virtue of lightness.
Generic synonyms: Change Of Location, Travel
Antonyms: Gravitation

3. Noun. The act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means.
Generic synonyms: Ascending, Ascension, Ascent, Rise

Definition of Levitation

1. n. Lightness; buoyancy; act of making light.

Definition of Levitation

1. Noun. The raising of something, such as a body, without apparent physical cause, allegedly using the power of the mind ¹

2. Noun. The suspension of something via technical means without any mechanical support, such as by magnetism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Levitation

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Medical Definition of Levitation

1. Support of the patient on a cushion of air. Origin: L. Levitas, lightness (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Levitation

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1. Isis Unveiled: A Master Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1919)
"... openly contradict the demonstrated natural laws of gravitation, as in the above- mentioned instance of levitation — are recognised by many scientists. ..."

2. The Deeper Mysteries by Edward Clarence Farnsworth (1921)
"levitation THE following supplements the chapter on levitation found in "Special Teachings." When ready for re-embodiment, the human ego is drawn from the ..."

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