English to Afrikaans Meaning :: flotation

Flotation :
- flottasieuitgiftes

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Noun(1) the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking(2) financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares

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(1) Irish venture capitalists see a major upswing in the sell-off and flotation of start-up companies in which they have invested close to ├ö├®┬╝1 billion.(2) This is still a difficult market and it is obvious that the climate is different to the last flotation .(3) For example, maximum horsepower, persons and weight capacities and flotation requirements apply only to boats under 20 feet.(4) First there's a downturn in the market which makes flotation a pipe dream, then there's overstuffed and time-consuming portfolios as well as the demands of growing businesses in turbulent times.(5) Swimming costumes could be made of fabrics that meet criteria for permeability and flotation and shapes that do not alter the natural function of the body.(6) Property companies have shied away from flotation as they generally trade at discounts of 30% to 40% to their net asset value.(7) But it's better to revalue through flotation since policymakers would find it difficult to set a perfect rate for adjustment, Eichengreen said.(8) It came in a week when Scottish businessmen were making waves in a number of areas in which Scotland is supposed to be no good: entrepreneurialism, flotation and building global businesses overseas.(9) Of the 22,000-odd high-techs in China, only 60 have been approved for flotation on the GEM.(10) At flotation the company was valued at Ôö¼├║20.3m and Lewin used the Ôö¼├║3m raised from investors to expand the business by acquiring several rival card-shop chains.(11) Some of the most common separation techniques are leaching, flotation , filtration, chromatography, and centrifugal force.(12) Although both he and Crombie opposed demutualisation when it last surfaced in 2000, the duo now support the estimated Ôö¼├║6bn flotation .(13) Acquiring sufficient scale to be a serious contender required capital, a realisation which led to flotation on the London Stock Exchange in October 2000.(14) With a plastic flotation collar to keep the brine off one's face, one lies like a plank on the surface of the water, staring at the ceiling and thinking great thoughts.(15) They will see a management team looking for a possible future flotation as the way ahead.(16) Vane-like or bubble-like structures present particularly on scandent forms may have aided flotation if they were gas-filled.
Related Words
(1) flotation cost ::
flottasie koste
1. floatation ::
Different Forms
flotation, flotations
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can\'t be used
as a flotation device.

can't be used as a FLOTATION device.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 10

As the flotation levels out...\0

As the FLOTATION levels out...

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 3

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