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hovered, past tense; hovered, past participle; hovers, 3rd person singular present; hovering, present participle;
  1. Remain in one place in the air
    • - army helicopters hovered overhead
  2. Remain poised in one place, typically with slight but undirected movement
    • - her hand hovered over the console
  3. (of a person) Wait or linger close at hand in a tentative or uncertain manner
    • - she hovered anxiously in the background
  4. Remain at or near a particular level
    • - inflation will hover around the 4 percent mark
  5. Remain in a state that is between two specified states or kinds of things
    • - his expression hovered between cynicism and puzzlement
  1. An act of remaining in the air in one place

  1. be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action; "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"
  2. move to and fro; "The shy student lingered in the corner"
  3. hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
  4. levitate: be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity; "The guru claimed that he could levitate"
  5. brood: hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
  6. Hover! is a video game that was included on the Microsoft Windows 95 operating system CD. It was a showcase for the advanced multimedia capabilities available on personal computers at the time. ...
  7. Hover is an Internet domain name registration service. Hover is a division of Tucows Incorporated, the third largest ICANN-accredited domain registrar in the world, only behind GoDaddy and eNom. ...
  8. A helicopter pilot manipulates the helicopter flight controls in order to achieve controlled aerodynamic flight. ...
  9. (Hovering) Levitation (from Latin levitas "lightness") is the process by which an object is suspended by a physical force against gravity, in a stable position without solid physical contact. ...
  10. To float in the air; To linger in one place; To waver, or be uncertain; To place the cursor over a hyperlink or icon without clicking
  11. (hovered) (v.): lingered; stayed suspended
  12. (Hovering) A type of flight in which the bird remains stationary in midair, usually accompanied by the rapid beating of the wings. Purple Martins often hover in the airspace immediately in front of their nest compartments if for any reason they have to hesitate before landing. ...
  13. (Hovering) A technique a bird uses for various reasons, including to search for food. To hover, a bird remains stationary in mid-air, usually by rapidly flapping its wings
  14. (Hovering) As an eagle with wings displayed. See also Disclosed, and Flotant.
  15. (Hovering) Maintaining a fixed position over a spot on the surface at some altitude above the surface at which no additional lift is obtained from ground effect.
  16. (hovering) The act of holding the mouse pointer over an object. For example, a ToolTip can appear when the pointer hovers over a command button.
  17. To place the mouse cursor over the panel or desktop object.
  18. When you let the mouse pointer stay over a particular object or location
  19. a canopy used on brooders to direct the heat downwards to the chickens.
  20. To stay in the same place on a unicycle by continuously riding back & forth over the same spot with the wheel doing no more than half a revolution.
  21. Do not use this term. Use the term point to.
  22. (v) to float or hang suspendedover; to move back and forth uncertianly over and around
  23. In dHTML, positioning a cursor over a link but not yet clicking on the link.
  24. (verb) -- to move to and fro gently; float quietly
  25. Artspace Books, 1995, ISBN 1-891273-00-0 (first hardcover ed.)