buoyancy vs irrepressibility what difference

what is difference between buoyancy and irrepressibility

English

Etymology

buoyant +‎ -cy or buoy +‎ -ancy.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈbɔɪ.ən.si/

Noun

buoyancy (countable and uncountable, plural buoyancies)

  1. (physics) The upward force on a body immersed or partly immersed in a fluid.
  2. The ability of an object to stay afloat in a fluid.
  3. (by extension) Resilience or cheerfulness.

Related terms

  • buoyant
  • buoy
  • buoy up

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • Archimedes’ principle


English

Noun

irrepressibility (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being irrepressible.

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