HyperDic: levitation

English > 3 senses of the word levitation:
NOUNphenomenonlevitationthe phenomenon of a person or thing rising into the air by apparently supernatural means
eventlevitationmovement upward in virtue of lightness
actlevitationthe act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means
levitation > pronunciation
Soundsleh.vihtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > levitation: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe phenomenon of a person or thing rising into the air by apparently supernatural means.
BroaderphenomenonAny state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
Spanishlevitación
Catalanlevitació
Verbslevitatebe suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
levitatecause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
English > levitation: 3 senses > noun 2, event
Meaningmovement upward in virtue of lightness.
Broaderchange of location, travelA movement through space that changes the location of something
Oppositegravitationmovement downward resulting from gravitational attraction
Spanishlevitación
Catalanlevitació
English > levitation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means.
Broaderrise, ascent, ascension, ascendingThe act of changing location in an upward direction

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