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Hovering is stationary flight, exhibited by bees, dragonflies, hummingbird hawk-moths, hummingbirds, helicopters, balloons, and kites. Hovering consumes large amounts of fuel when done by rockets and special airplanes.
Hover may also refer to:
- Levitation, the process by which an object is suspended by a physical force against gravitation, in a stable position without solid physical contact
- In transport
- Helicopter flight controls#Hover, nearly stationary aviation in a helicopter
- Hovercraft are crafts capable of traveling and being stationary over land, water, mud or ice
- Hovertrains use magnetic levitation and linear motors
- The Harrier jet and Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II jet can hover and fly
- Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey is turboprop aircraft that can hover, as a tiltrotor. There are over VTOL craft that can hover.
- Great Wall Hover, an Sport utility vehicle produced by Great Wall Motors
- Johan E. Høver, a Norwegian aircraft designer, most noted for the Høver M.F. 11
- In computing
- Hover (domain registrar)
- Hover!, a computer game for Microsoft Windows
- Mouse hover or mouseover, a gesture made with the pointer in computer user interfaces
- Other uses
- Hover Chamber Choir, established in 1992 in Armenia
- Hoover (disambiguation)
- All pages beginning with "Hover"
- Windhover (disambiguation), various meanings including the Common Kestrel
- Hovercraft (disambiguation)
- Acoustic levitation
- Aerodynamic levitation
- Electrostatic levitation
- Optical levitation
- Jet pack
- VTOL vertical take-off and landing
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