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hover

(1) To move the mouse pointer over an object and hold it there. Pronounced "huh-ver." See mouse over.

(2) (Hover!) A video game from Microsoft that came with Windows 95. Hover! has been available for subsequent versions of Windows.

hover

A flight by a helicopter in which no movement relative to the ground takes place. The helicopter may in fact have some velocity to counter the effect of the wind.
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We have received tremendously positive feedback from our network of GAF certified contractors about GAF e360 powered by HOVER, said Jim Schnepper, President of GAF.
However, the brigade said the most likely cause of the fire was from the overheating of the lithium batteries which have exploded due to them not being con-figured correctly, or they had overheated to the point of igniting the hover board unit's internal components due to the cut-off switch within the unit failing.
The concept of master franchisee has clearly failed in India, with the agreement between Nissan and Hover being the only example in the Indian auto sector.
Hover and his team are involved in creating algorithms to control such robots.
The person who manages to hover the longest will win a free helicopter flight and flying lesson.
As though the night hovers, as though a name is memory
Today Bill has a different job within DoD, teaching acquisition policy; he is no longer involved with any matters that impact Hover Devine.
The first installation is Luke Skywalker's "land speeder" hover craft -- a visual-effects marvel from "Episode 4: A New Hope" (1977) until you hear the explanation of how it was filmed in action.
Tutt was behind the wheel when Kelly Ann Hover, also 21, kneeled on top of a tool cargo box in the bed of the truck before falling to her death about 3 a.
The ability to hover and perch gives them an advantage over higher-flying aircraft.
Mystery surrounded the position of Coventry City chief executive Graham Hover last night after he was placed on leave of absence for more than a week.
Plans have been submitted to Wirral Council for permission to house the hover craft in a temporary building at the end of the resort's promenade, about a mile from the current lifeboat station.