Definition of Hovering

1. Verb. (present participle of hover) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hovering

1. hover [v] - See also: hover

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hovering

hovercar
hovercars
hoverchair
hoverchairs
hovercraft
hovercrafts
hovercycle
hovercycles
hovered
hoverer
hoverers
hoverest
hovereth
hoverflies
hoverfly
hovering (current term)
hoveringly
hoverjet
hoverjets
hoverport
hoverports
hovers
hovertrain
hovertrains
hoves
hoving
how
how'd
how'll
how're

Literary usage of Hovering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1905)
"LARVAE OF hovering FLIES. Syrphidae. Many inquiries have been made and specimens received of the leech-like larvae of different species of hovering Flies. ..."

2. International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied by the United States by Charles Cheney Hyde (1922)
"Revenue or hovering Laws. Great Britain in 1736, and the United States in 1799, by means of revenue or so-called hovering laws, appeared to assert a right 2 ..."

3. Poetic and Verse Criticism of the Reign of Elizabeth by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1891)
"Metr. in general, § 54 and §, where these cases are referred to hovering accent, eg, " Wherewith love t6 the ..."

4. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India: an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1809)
"... permitted by the Power Divine, The hovering Daemon gives the dreadful sign*. Here furious War her gleamy falchion draws; Here lean-ribb'd Famine writhes ..."

5. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America by James Longstreet (1908)
"THE CONFEDERATES hovering AROUND WASHINGTON. An Early War-Time Amenity—The Author invited to diue with the Enemy—" Stove-pipe Batteries"—! ..."

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