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buoyancy

noun
     
Related topics: Finance, Physics
buoy‧an‧cy [uncountable]
1 the ability of an object to float
2 the power of a liquid to make an object float:
Salt water has more buoyancy than fresh water.
3 a feeling of happiness and a belief that you can deal with problems easily
4BF the ability of prices, a business etc to quickly get back to a high level after a difficult period

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