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EtymologyEdit

a- +‎ float

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AdverbEdit

afloat (not comparable)

  1. floating
    A rubber duck and other toys were afloat in the bath.
  2. Covered with water bearing floating articles; flooded.
    The decks are afloat.
  3. Out at sea.
  4. Making successful progress under one's own steam. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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