noun. ['ˌlɛvɪˈteɪʃən'] the phenomenon of a person or thing rising into the air by apparently supernatural means.
Words that Rhyme with Levitation
Example sentences of the word levitation
1. Noun, singular or mass
A maglev is a train that runs on magnetic levitation, being propelled along the track by polar force.
Quotes containing the word levitation
1. It is related that Sakyamuni [the historical Buddha] once dismissed as of small consequence a feat of levitation on the part of a disciple, and cried out in pity for a yogin by the river who had spent twenty years of his human existence learning to walk on water, when the ferryman might have taken him across for a small coin.
- Peter Matthiessen, The Snow Leopard
noun. ['ˌlɛvɪˈteɪʃən'] the act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means.
- stay in place
noun. ['ˌlɛvɪˈteɪʃən'] movement upward in virtue of lightness.