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Adjective: afloat  u'flowt
  1. Aimlessly drifting
    "Russia is afloat and chaotic";
    - adrift, aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected
     
  2. Borne on the water; floating
     
  3. Covered with water
    "the main deck was afloat";
    - awash, flooded, inundated, overflowing

See also: adrift, floating, full, purposeless, waterborne

Antonym: aground

Encyclopedia: Afloat