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intr. & tr.v. lev·i·tat·ed, lev·i·tat·ing, lev·i·tates
To rise or cause to rise into the air and float in apparent defiance of gravity.

[From Latin levis, light (on the model of gravitate); see levity.]

lev′i·ta′tion n.
lev′i·ta′tion·al adj.
lev′i·ta′tor n.


relating to levitation
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Guven et al., "A bio-acoustic levitational (BAL) assembly method for engineering of multilayered, 3D brain-like constructs, using human embryonic stem cell derived neuro-progenitors," Advanced Materials, vol.
Another important method is the one-step levitational gas condensation method that was reported by Uhm and coworkers for ZnO.
The other material Grosso presents can be summarized as an attempt to defend the purported levitational phenomena as genuine and then to offer a potential explanation for how these miracles might be explained.
Riding a stationary wave Until now, scientists have been able to generate such a "contact-free" levitational state only with the help of magnets, electrical fields or in liquids with the help of buoyancy.
Here, the figures don't sit but rather stand around a table, their hands not touching but seeming somehow to direct huge sheets of white cardboard that slowly rise and fall via an unseen levitational force--an arresting image whose lingering resonance lies, like much of the rest of the show's work, in the uncanny spaces between cause and effect.
The Scot Jennifer Lee and the Dane Bodil Manz have obviously closer affinities with Rie and Coper, the levitational balance seen in Lees skilfully pitched handbuilt bowls is useful to compare to Ries throwing.