What does hover mean?

Definitions for hover
ˈhʌv ər, ˈhɒv-hov·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hover.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hover, vibrate, vacillate, oscillate(verb)

    be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action

    "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"

  2. hover, linger(verb)

    move to and fro

    "The shy student lingered in the corner"

  3. hover(verb)

    hang in the air; fly or be suspended above

  4. levitate, hover(verb)

    be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity

    "The guru claimed that he could levitate"

  5. brood, hover, loom, bulk large(verb)

    hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

    "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"

Wiktionary

  1. hover(Verb)

    To float in the air.

  2. hover(Verb)

    To linger in one place.

  3. hover(Verb)

    To waver, or be uncertain.

  4. hover(Verb)

    To place the cursor over a hyperlink or icon without clicking.

  5. Origin: hoveren (frequentative of hoven).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hover(noun)

    a cover; a shelter; a protection

  2. Hover(verb)

    to hang fluttering in the air, or on the wing; to remain in flight or floating about or over a place or object; to be suspended in the air above something

  3. Hover(verb)

    to hang about; to move to and fro near a place, threateningly, watchfully, or irresolutely

  4. Origin: [OE. hoveren, and hoven, prob. orig., to abide, linger, and fr. AS. hof house; cf. OFries. hovia to receive into one's house. See Hovel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hover

    hov′ėr, v.i. to remain aloft flapping the wings: to wait in suspense: to move about near.—adv. Hov′eringly, in a hovering manner. [Formed from A.S. hof, house.]

How to pronounce hover?

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How to say hover in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hover in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of hover in a Sentence

  1. Vijay Kumar Jogdande:

    It is difficult for a helicopter to hover for long in that area.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Of all the thoughts that hover in your mind, the one you deliberately choose and act upon - changes your LIFE!

  3. Scott Richardson:

    I get some amazing photos with it, with a drone, you can hover three feet above the steeple and get a picture you can't get any other way.

  4. Saadi Shirazi:

    Were all thy fond endeavours vain To chase away the sufferer?s smart, Still hover near, lest absence pain His lonely heart.

  5. Arx Pax CEO Greg Henderson:

    Forklifts require a lot of space, to have the ability [with hover engines] to turn on a dime could really solve the problem of ‘the last inch of logistics’.

Images & Illustrations of hover

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Translations for hover

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • يحومArabic
  • vznášet seCzech
  • hoverDanish
  • zögern, platzieren, schweben, verweilenGerman
  • φτερουγίGreek
  • ŝvebiEsperanto
  • dudar, hesitar, colocar el cursor sobre un enlace, levitar, vacilar, revolotear, flotarSpanish
  • شناورPersian
  • leijua, kohdistaa, kursori, häilyä, olla kahden vaiheilla, leijailla, norkoilla, epäröidäFinnish
  • planer, placer le curseur au-dessus d'un hyperlien, faire du sur-place, hésiter, flotterFrench
  • flotar, dubidarGalician
  • मंडरानाHindi
  • lebegHungarian
  • melayang-layangIndonesian
  • flugetarIdo
  • volteggiare, attardarsi, essere in bilico, indugiare, essere indeciso, passare il cursore sopra, essere sospeso, librarsi, gironzolare, aggirarsi, pencolare, ronzare intorno, esitareItalian
  • לְרַחֵףHebrew
  • ホバーJapanese
  • 호버Korean
  • hoverLatin
  • topakiMāori
  • zwevenDutch
  • oversveve, hoverNorwegian
  • wahać sięPolish
  • hesitar, pairar, voltear, flutuarPortuguese
  • pluti, oscila, plasa cursorul peste link, planareRomanian
  • реять, порхать, парить, вертеться, слоняться, колебаться, нависать, мешкать, витать, болтаться, зависатьRussian
  • лебдети, lebdetiSerbo-Croatian
  • svävaSwedish
  • மிதவைTamil
  • โฉบThai
  • duraksamakTurkish
  • зависатиUkrainian
  • ہورUrdu
  • bay lượnVietnamese
  • כאַווערYiddish
  • 徘徊Chinese

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