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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of refloat.

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Examples

  • Low tides for the next two weeks could prevent the ship from being refloated, meaning it might be weeks before the ship gets off the reef.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Low tides for the next two weeks could prevent the ship from being refloated, meaning it might be weeks before the ship gets off the reef.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Low tides for the next two weeks could prevent the ship from being refloated, meaning it might be weeks before the ship gets off the reef.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Low tides for the next two weeks could prevent the ship from being refloated, meaning it might be weeks before the ship gets off the reef.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Since Parmalat, Europe's largest corporate bankruptcy filing, refloated in Milan in 2005, it has amassed €1.4 billion $2 billion in cash.

    Parmalat's Rising Uncertainty

  • Unlike many others, it was refloated on the stock market early this year, leaving investors with a healthy profit.

    Overheard

  • My hunch, by the way, is that this story was floated (or refloated) by Hillary Clinton staff folks, probably operatives from her 2008 campaign, as a way of generating talk about her political strengths and to keep her on the radar as a politician with a future.

    Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and the problem with political 'news'

  • Business World, Oct. 5: Former UBS chief Oswald Grübel naively hoped, as did most bankers around the world, that the financialized economy that emerged worldwide over the past three decades could be refloated quickly and that UBS could simply return to business as usual.

    UBS's Troubles Date From Ospel's Time

  • In 1996 she was acquired by the "Friends of Raymond" and in April 1997 was refloated and towed to the Black Country Living Museum at Dudley where decisions could be better made about how to proceed with the restoration.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • In 1996 she was acquired by the "Friends of Raymond" and in April 1997 was refloated and towed to the Black Country Living Museum at Dudley where decisions could be better made about how to proceed with the restoration.

    The Friends of Raymond

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