Complete Definition of "hover"

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English
Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉvÉ(r)|-ÉvÉ(r)

Etymology
OE. hoveren (frequentative of hoven).

Verb
en-verb

  1. to float in the air

#* The hummingbird hovered by the plant

  1. to linger in one place

#* The strange man hovered outside the gents

  1. to waver, or be uncertain

#* This time, I hovered between Labour and Liberal Democrat

  1. computing To place the cursor over a hyperlink without clicking

#* a tooltip appears when you hover over this link

Translations
trans-top|to float in the air
Finnish: leijua, leijailla
German: schweben
trans-mid
Portuguese: pairar
trans-bottom

trans-top|to linger in one place
Finnish: norkoilla
trans-mid
Portuguese: voltear
trans-bottom

trans-top|to waver, or be uncertain
Finnish: häilyä, olla kahden vaiheilla
trans-mid
Portuguese: hesitar
trans-bottom

trans-top|to place the cursor over a hyperlink
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Related terms
hovercraft

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