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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 are going to try to apply the hummingbird's wing aspect ratio to drones because if they can hover like the animal, they could even be used to help with disaster relief or hover near buildings," he said.
As envisioned by Ed Lu and Stan Love of NASA'S Johnson Space Center in Houston, the gravitational tractor would hover some tens of meters from a spinning asteroid.
Jonathan Hovers, director of Hovers Swarbrick, said: 'Any changes will be relatively seamless as far as our clients are concerned.
When comparing my competitive Regional and National Brokerage entities vacancy rate reports with our subscription to listing services and available data, both counties hover between a 14 percent and 17.
During the initial flights, the two-pilot test crew conducted several runway landing patterns and put the aircraft into a hover to test its rotor track and balance.
Nasdaq: CY) today announced support for hover detection for its capacitive touchscreen technology.
In the August-October Current Anthropology, Hovers and her coworkers propose that, more than 90,000 years ago, lumps of ocher from nearby sources were brought to the cave, carefully heated in hearths to yield specific hues of red, and used with the shells in possibly symbolic activities related to burying the dead.
On the aircraft's 64th flight, Stone took off conventionally, transitioned to a hover, then landed vertically on the hover pad.
The diagridded laminated timber roof hovers over the whole space, seemingly almost floating on the very slender tubular steel columns.
According to Hoover's, Hovnanian Enterprises (NYSE:HOV) hovers high as it designs, builds, and markets single-family detached homes, condominiums, and townhomes for first-time, move-up, and luxury buyers as well as for empty-nesters and active adults.
On Sunday, Lockheed Martin said its X-35B made two vertical takeoffs and landings, with 35-second hovers, at U.
This central, photorealist passage of the painting hovers above the picture plane like a migraine aura (as opposed to the high-art sort, though the Benjaminian notion hovers around here too).