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Definition of Hover

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hang suspended in the air, float on air; linger in an area; waver, vacillate
Hover Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. i.)
To hang fluttering in the air, or on the wing; to remain in flight or floating about or over a place or object; to be suspended in the air above something.
  
(v. i.)
To hang about; to move to and fro near a place, threateningly, watchfully, or irresolutely.
  
(n.)
A cover; a shelter; a protection.
  
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hover
\hov"er\ (?), n. [etymol. doubtful.] a cover; a shelter; a protection. [archaic] arew. kingsley.
hover
\hov"er\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. hovered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. hovering.] [oe. hoveren, and hoven, prob. orig., to abide, linger, and fr. as. hof house; cf. ofries. hovia to receive into one's house. see hovel.]
1. to hang fluttering in the air, or on the wing; to remain in flight or floating about or over a place or object; to be suspended in the air above something. great flights of birds are hovering about the bridge, and settling on it. a hovering mist came swimming o'er his sight.
2. to hang about; to move to and fro near a place, threateningly, watchfully, or irresolutely. agricola having sent his navy to hover on the coast. hovering o'er the paper with her quill.
hover
v
1. be undecided about something [syn: vacillate]


2. move to and fro; "the shy student lingered in the corner" [syn: linger]


3. hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
4. be suspended in the air [syn: levitate]


5. hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "the terrible vision brooded over her all day long" [syn: brood, loom, bulk large]




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 hover-hawk 
English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Amgyaniwair = v. to hover round
Cychwyfan = v. to hover; to rock
Cynniweirio = v. to hover about
Darhedeg = v. to hover
Darwibio = v. to hover
Dyhedeg = v. to hover
Ehedfan = v. to hover
Gnes = n. a flutter, a hover
Hofian = v. to hover, to fluctuate
Hofio = v. to hover, to suspend
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action; "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"
(synonym) vibrate, vacillate, oscillate
(hypernym) hesitate, waver, waffle
(hyponym) shillyshally
2. move to and fro; "The shy student lingered in the corner"
(synonym) linger
(hypernym) hesitate, waver, waffle
3. hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
(hypernym) fly, wing
(hyponym) poise
4. be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity; "The guru claimed that he could levitate"
(synonym) levitate
(entail) rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
(verb-group) levitate
5. hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
(synonym) brood, loom, bulk large
(hypernym) hang
Hover Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Hover may refer to:
  • Hovering (levitation), the process by which an object is suspended by a physical force against gravitation, in a stable position without solid physical contact

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For other meanings see hover.
Hover! is a video game that was included on CD-ROM versions of the Microsoft Windows 95 operating system. It was a showcase for the advanced multimedia capabilities available on personal computers at the time. It is still available from Microsoft and will run on all of Microsoft's 95-compatible operating systems, from Windows NT 3.51, up to and including Windows 7 and 8. Additionally, Hover! will run in WINE on Unix-like systems.

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