AskDefine | Define flotation

Dictionary Definition



1 the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking) [syn: floatation]
2 financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares [syn: floatation]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. alternative spelling of floatation

Extensive Definition

Flotation may refer to:
In economics and finance:
flotation in Bulgarian: Флотация
flotation in German: Flotation
flotation in Polish: Flotacja
flotation in Portuguese: Flotação
flotation in Serbian: Плутање

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

coming out, curtain raiser, debut, embarkation, embarkment, first appearance, floating, inaugural address, inauguration, induction, initiation, installation, installment, introduction, issuance, issue, launching, maiden speech, opener, preliminary, stock issue, unveiling
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