Definition of Refloating

1. Verb. (present participle of refloat) ¹



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Definition of Refloating

1. refloat [v] - See also: refloat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Refloating

reflexological
reflexologies
reflexologist
reflexologists
reflexology
reflexometer
reflexophil
reflexotherapy
reflies
reflip
reflipped
reflipping
reflips
refloat
refloated
refloating (current term)
refloats
reflood
reflooded
reflooding
refloods
refloor
refloored
reflooring
refloorings
reflorescence
reflorescences
reflourish
reflourished
reflourishes

Literary usage of Refloating

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1. A System of General Average: Adopted by the International Congress, Held at by William Marvin, New York Chamber of Commerce, New York (N.Y.). Board of Underwriters (1866)
"But if the cargo, being landed and in safety, the master abandons the enterprise of refloating the ship, or if the cargo or all but mere remnants of it has ..."

2. The Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot: Containing Descriptions of the Suez by William James Lloyd Wharton, John Phillips, Great Britain Hydrographic Office, Great Britain Admiralty (1900)
"The Company will continue to perform the work of refloating the grounded ships under the supervision of their officers ..."

3. Road Making and Maintenance: A Practical Treatise for Engineers, Surveyors by Thomas Aitken (1907)
"£10560 Cost of relaying, succeeding eight years, lifting, refloating, providing and laying blocks, jointing, etc., at an average price of 9s. per square ..."

4. Salem Witchcraft: With an Account of Salem Village, and a History of by Charles Wentworth Upham (1867)
"It is a time of temptation amongst you, such as never was before : let me entreat you not to be lavish or severe in refloating on the malice or envy of your ..."

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