from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air.
- intransitive verb To remain or linger in or near a place.
- intransitive verb To remain in an uncertain state; waver.
- noun The act or state of hovering.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
- noun A protection or shelter.
- noun In prosody, a foot consisting of mere accentual place.
- To keep lingering about; wait near at hand; move about waveringly, cautiously, or hesitatingly; go to and fro near or about a place or an object.
- To hang fluttering in the air, as a bird or an insect while seeking food or a place to alight; linger over or about a place or an object.
- To be in an indeterminate or irresolute state; stand in suspense or expectation; waver as to a decision or a result: as, a patient hovering between life and death; a mind hovering on the verge of madness.
- To protect or shelter; cover with the wings and body: said of a brooding fowl: as, a hen with more chickens than she can hover.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Archaic A cover; a shelter; a protection.
- intransitive verb 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.
- intransitive verb To hang about; to move to and fro near a place, threateningly, watchfully, or irresolutely.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To
floatin the air.
- verb To
lingerin one place.
- verb To
waver, or be uncertain.
- verb computing To place the
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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
- verb move to and fro
- verb hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
- verb hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
- verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The Dative of Reference denotes the person _to whom a statement refers, of whom it is true_, or _to whom it is of interest; _ as, -- mihi ante oculōs versāris, _you hover before my eyes_ (lit. _hover before the eyes to me_); illī sevēritās amōrem nōn dēminuit, _in his case severity did not diminish love_ (lit. _to him severity did not diminish_); interclūdere inimīcīs commeātum, _to cut of the supplies of the enemy.
New Latin Grammar Charles E. Bennett
Barring some weird event, we'll basically see John McCain hover at around 43% until the election and Obama moving between 44 and 49.
The bolding-on-hover is gone, and I added in a picture of some older designs of the site for comparison.
Furthermore, Bruce Wayne has griped endlessly about the tactical flaws in hover-related activities.
The method we used was called "hover fishing", which means that we put a gob of eggs on the bottom with a 2 ounce sinker and just let the current move the bait across the bottom.
The Seattle Times 2011
1 Some coins hover around the border between two grades and thus may just barely qualify for their respective assigned grades.
“By hover I meant someone who interferes,” she told him.
Castles and The Lion’s Lady Julie Garwood 1993
I saw an anxious expression hover across her face for a second, to be quickly replaced by her ordinary society look of calm, studied suavity.
I saw the golden coin hover on her breaths; I saw her eyes darken and brighter, and still speak no language but that of an unfathomable kindness; I saw the faultless face, and, through the robe, the lines of the faultless body.
Merry Men Robert Louis Stevenson 1872
· hoverClass (string) - Default: "hover" - Sets the class given to elements when they are currently hovered.
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