What does hover mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Wyatt Harman:

    They can sit there and hover, they can descend very fast. They can take off very fast.

  3. Ramana Pemmaraju:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Saadi Shirazi:

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

Images & Illustrations of hover

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