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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hov·er /ˈhʌvɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hov·er n.  A cover; a shelter; a protection. [Archaic]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hov·er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hovered p. pr. & vb. n. Hovering.]
 1. To hang fluttering in the air, or on the wing; to remain in flight or floating about or over a place or object; to be suspended in the air above something.
    Great flights of birds are hovering about the bridge, and settling on it.   --Addison.
    A hovering mist came swimming o'er his sight.   --Dryden.
 2. To hang about; to move to and fro near a place, threateningly, watchfully, or irresolutely.
    Agricola having sent his navy to hover on the coast.   --Milton.
    Hovering o'er the paper with her quill.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: be undecided about something; waver between conflicting
           positions or courses of action; "He oscillates between
           accepting the new position and retirement" [syn: vibrate,
            vacillate, oscillate]
      2: move to and fro; "The shy student lingered in the corner"
         [syn: linger]
      3: hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
      4: be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity; "The
         guru claimed that he could levitate" [syn: levitate]
      5: hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing;
         "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long" [syn:
         brood, loom, bulk large]