Definitions

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who believes in the supposed spiritualistic phenomena of levitation, or professes to be able to exhibit them.

Etymologies

levitate +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Speaking of transportation, Saint Joseph of Copertino, star eighteenth-century levitator, fasted relentlessly.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Kildy, who never fell for anything, not even that devic levitator.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • He suffered a concussion just before we found the pirate vessel—he actually fell off a levitator pad while he was putting up decorations for a birthday party.

    INTELLIVORE

  • “By falling off that levitator,” Riker said softly and with some admiration, “that man may have saved a couple of thousand lives.”

    INTELLIVORE

  • Slowly and with care, Geordi and one of his staff had taken the big bottle back up to engineering on a levitator pad, and people had looked out their doors at it, as it passed, with very dubious expressions indeed.

    INTELLIVORE

  • Activating the levitator, she changed the bed and sponge-bathed the patient while he hung suspended in the field, the atoms of his body temporarily magnetized.

    Dirge

  • The dolphin downstroked with his tail, arching his back a bit, and the negative-feedback mechanisms in the levitator pads matched the gesture, flexing the pad so that the dolphin seemed to swim through the air down off the transporter platform and toward the doors.

    Dark Mirror

  • All he had to do was jump and use a levitator spell to soften his fall.

    The Silver Spike

  • His spirits soared with the levitator which lifted him to the roof pad, but fell again as he stepped outside.

    Starchild Omnibus

  • In addition, he could identify three heavy-duty shields, a power levitator, a handful of destructor and paralysis rings, and a projector medallion capable of forming several hundred cubic feet of solid, detailed illusion.

    The Weakling

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