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Flotation (also spelled floatation) involves phenomena related to the relative buoyancy of objects.

The term may also refer to:

  • Flotation (archaeology), a method for recovering very small artefacts from excavated sediments
  • Flotation (shares), an initial public offering of stocks or shares in a company
  • Flotation, any material added to the hull of a watercraft to keep the hull afloat
  • Flotation, the ability (as of a tire or snowshoes) to stay on the surface of soft ground or snow
  • "Floatation", a 1990 electronic music song by The Grid
  • Flotation process, in process engineering, a method for the separation of mixtures
  • Flotation therapy, a technique whereby users 'float' in an isolation tank

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