hovered

hovered

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  • Hovered — Hover Hov er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hovered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hovering}.] [OE. hoveren, and hoven, prob. orig., to abide, linger, and fr. AS. hof house; cf. OFries. hovia to receive into one s house. See {Hovel}.] 1. To hang fluttering in the air …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hovered — hov·er || hÉ‘vÉ™(r) / hÉ’v v. hang suspended in the air, float on air; linger in an area; waver, vacillate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hovered between life and death — was so ill that it was unclear whether he would live or die …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hover — [[t]hɒ̱və(r), AM hʌ̱v [/t]] hovers, hovering, hovered 1) VERB To hover means to stay in the same position in the air without moving forwards or backwards. Many birds and insects can hover by moving their wings very quickly. Beautiful butterflies… …   English dictionary

  • hover — 01. The helicopter [hovered] over the fishing boat and threw down a ladder. 02. Hummingbirds are the only bird which can [hover] continuously in one place. 03. My mother in law is always [hovering] over me when I m cooking supper, making… …   Grammatical examples in English

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  • hover — v. 1) (d; intr.) to hover around (we hovered around our guide) 2) (d; intr.) to hover between (to hover between life and death) 3) (d; intr.) to hover over (the fear of a new war hovered over us) * * * [ hɒvə] (d; intr.) to hover over (the fear… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hover */ — UK [ˈhɒvə(r)] / US [ˈhɑvər] verb [intransitive] Word forms hover : present tense I/you/we/they hover he/she/it hovers present participle hovering past tense hovered past participle hovered 1) if a bird, insect, or aircraft hovers, it keeps itself …   English dictionary

  • Portage County UFO chase — The so called Portage County UFO Chase was an unidentified flying object encounter that began in Portage County, Ohio on the morning of April 17, 1966, when police officers Dale Spaur and Wilbur Neff observed a metallic, disc shaped object flying …   Wikipedia

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