What does natant mean?

Definitions for natantˈneɪt nt

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


  1. natant(Adjective)

    floating or swimming (in water)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Natant(adj)

    floating in water, as the leaves of water lilies, or submersed, as those of many aquatic plants

  2. Natant(adj)

    placed horizontally across the field, as if swimmimg toward the dexter side; said of all sorts of fishes except the flying fish

  3. Origin: [L. natans, -antis, from swim, v. intens. fr. nare to swim: cf. F. natant.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Natant

    nā′tant, adj. floating on the surface, as leaves of water-plants: (her.) in a horizontal position, as if swimming.—n. Natā′tion, swimming.—n.pl. Natatō′res, the swimming-birds.—adj. Natatō′rial, swimming: adapted to swim.—n. Natatō′rium, a swimming-school.—adj. Nā′tatory, pertaining to swimming: having the habit of swimming. [L. natans, -antis, pr.p. of natāre, inten. of nāre, to swim.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of natant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of natant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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