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Afloat (adv. & a.) Borne on the water; floating; on board ship.
Afloat (adv. & a.) Moving; passing from place to place; in general circulation; as, a rumor is afloat.
Afloat (adv. & a.) Unfixed; moving without guide or control; adrift; as, our affairs are all afloat.