Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who, or that which, hovers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A device in an incubator for protecting the young chickens and keeping them warm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which hovers.
  • n. An artificial “mother” or warmed shelter-box for young chicks; a brooder.

Etymologies

hover +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Good luck with that..... ahoving unobtrusive in-text ads are the answer. i call my ad unit "the hoverer".

    Why Traditional Advertising Formats Fail On The Web - Publishing 2.0

  • Once downloaded and installed it, you can start your experience with mp3rocket (hoverer, you need to insert your email to use the client) searching for your preferred artist, song or whatever you want: all the related correspondences will be shown to you in the right panel (see the picture)...and you just need to select the one you prefer and start to download it on your PC.

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  • Read the the information about the different scents, the packages and select your preferred range: you can ask a free sample for the product you like with just a click...you will receive it directly at your home hoverer, in this moment seems that free samples are suspended due to an heavy requests.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Fliers from another hoverer, he decided, since none of those he had dropped with had traveled in this direction.

    Flinx's Folly

  • When Flinx stepped out of the hoverer and into open air he was between two and three thousand meters above the ground.

    Flinx's Folly

  • And tomorrow you and I have a job to do by hoverer—you pilot, and I'll navigate.

    The Idic Epidemic

  • There are two possibilities: they landed and turned the beacon on … or the hoverer crashed.

    The Idic Epidemic

  • "Lie still, then," said Kevin, and delved into Korsal's pockets for his gloves, which he had taken off inside the hoverer.

    The Idic Epidemic

  • The automatic emergency beacon from the hoverer is on, but we can't get search parties into the area.

    The Idic Epidemic

  • "Time to go home!" said Korsal, and swung the hoverer around on its vertical axis.

    The Idic Epidemic

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