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LEVITATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does levitation mean? 

LEVITATION (noun)
  The noun LEVITATION has 3 senses:

1. the phenomenon of a person or thing rising into the air by apparently supernatural means
2. movement upward in virtue of lightness
3. the act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means

  Familiarity information: LEVITATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEVITATION (noun)


Sense 1levitation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The phenomenon of a person or thing rising into the air by apparently supernatural means

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Hypernyms ("levitation" is a kind of...):

phenomenon (any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning)


Sense 2levitation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Movement upward in virtue of lightness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("levitation" is a kind of...):

change of location; travel (a movement through space that changes the location of something)

Antonym:

gravitation (movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction)


Sense 3levitation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("levitation" is a kind of...):

ascending; ascension; ascent; rise (the act of changing location in an upward direction)


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