float into (something)

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float into (something)

1. Literally, to bob, drift, or glide into some thing or place, as on air or water. We floated into the tunnel on our inner tubes.
2. By extension, to move forward into some thing or place in a slow, easy manner. The bride floated into the church, her gown's exquisite train trailing behind her.
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float into something

 
1. Lit. to move on water or in air into something. The huge cruise ship floated majestically into the harbor. The kite floated into a tree and was ruined.
2. Fig. to move into something gently, as if floating. She floated into the room, looking like Cinderella before midnight. Tom and Gloria floated into the theater like a king and queen. They must have rehearsed it.
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"We're actually trying to seed floats into a specific ocean feature-the eddies," Valdes said.
This summer, Winsor deployed three experimental floats into ice-clogged waters during a seven-week voyage across the Arctic Ocean aboard the Swedish icebreaker Oden.