float off

float off

vb (tr, adverb)
(Stock Exchange) to offer (shares in a subsidiary company) for sale on the stock market separately from the main company
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The light air about me told me that the world ended here: only the ground and sun and sky were left, and if one went a little farther there would be only sun and sky, and one would float off into them, like the tawny hawks which sailed over our heads making slow shadows on the grass.
Designed to float off its mounting bracket in the event of a vessel sinking or capsizing, it is easy to use and highly visible.
Walking is as the revolution said you tend according to Breton to turn around and gasp though he did not himself but slightly graze admitting that pacing has a different stature entirely green walls of clipped trees that suddenly flowered in just such a way is walking a matter of choosing an arbitrary city on a map and trust upon the dust we are to entroupe and entower at every corner, we hour is to say once we walked into the marrow said everyone who followed him I have a small maze at the heart of which a person splits or drifts away apart letting the city float off on a different history in a private country of private signs.
With the red boat hard aground and not moving, the skipper and crew decided to drop anchor and wait for daylight to try and see if they could float off when the tide rose the following day.
According to the report, the salvage team would start to fix at least 15 large tanks to the side of the ship, which will be filled with water, and then gradually emptied to give the ship enough buoyancy to float off the seabed.
If this is unsuccessful, ask them to try blinking under water since this may also make the object float off. Do not do this if the object is large or abrasive.
The MV Cill Airne is a bar and restaurant on-board a ship and the owners are now offering lovers the chance to float off into their new lives.
And it's not just all about rocking out either, Joe shows he can groove with the best and float off on a trippy riff too.
Your imagination is going to be stoked and this can help you to float off into these or perhaps even, a novel.
Coastguards are now urging people to contact them if they plan to release the increasingly popular lanterns which float off into the air until they disintegrate giving off a bright light.
Award show trackers say Docter has reason to be hopeful because Up, about an old man and a boy who float off to South America in a house tied to helium balloons, has earned wide acclaim from fans and critics, alike.
The largest debris was winched out and taken away, allowing the lighter material to float off downstream where it would be collected at the Barrage.