What does floating mean?

Definitions for floating
ˈfloʊ tɪŋfloat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. floating, natationadjective

    the act of someone who floats on the water

  2. floatingadjective

    borne up by or suspended in a liquid

    "the ship is still floating"; "floating logs"; "floating seaweed"

  3. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrantadjective

    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

    "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties"

  4. floatingadjective

    inclined to move or be moved about

    "a floating crap game"

  5. floating(a)adjective

    (of a part of the body) not firmly connected; movable or out of normal position

    "floating ribs are not connected with the sternum"; "a floating kidney"

  6. floating(a)adjective

    not definitely committed to a party or policy

    "floating voters"

Wiktionary

  1. floatingadjective

    That which floats or float.

    floating buoys

  2. floatingadjective

    Not fixed in position, opinion etc.; free to move or drift.

  3. floatingadjective

    that is not attached to any consonant or vowel within its morpheme.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Floating

    of Float

  2. Floatingadjective

    buoyed upon or in a fluid; a, the floating timbers of a wreck; floating motes in the air

  3. Floatingadjective

    free or lose from the usual attachment; as, the floating ribs in man and some other animals

  4. Floatingadjective

    not funded; not fixed, invested, or determined; as, floating capital; a floating debt

  5. Floatingnoun

    floating threads. See Floating threads, above

  6. Floatingnoun

    the second coat of three-coat plastering

Freebase

  1. Floating

    Floating is the first EP by Bill Callahan, released on Drag City in 1991. "Red Apples" is an early version of the better known track of the same name from Red Apple Falls in 1997. "Floating" and "Hole in the Heart" later appeared on Smog's rarities compilation, Accumulation: None.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of floating in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of floating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of floating in a Sentence

  1. William S. Burroughs:

    Writing prejudicial, off-putting reviews is a precise exercise in applied black magic. The reviewer can draw free-floating disagreeable associations to a book by implying that the book is completely unimportant without saying exactly why, and carefully avoiding any clear images that could capture the reader's full attention.

  2. Chris Havel:

    That kind of habitat attracts living animals even if it’s floating out in the ocean, we should not be surprised to continue to see debris from Japan wash up on the shores.

  3. Gina Ford:

    The floating wetlands we have created are unlike anything seen before, they demonstrate Chicago's real commitment to innovation in its push for environmental sustainability.

  4. Jacob Strock:

    We had spent weeks looking out at what looks so much like pristine white sea ice floating out on the ocean, when we look at it up close and we see that it's all very, very visibly contaminated when you look at it with the right tools — it felt a little bit like a punch in the gut.

  5. Enrico Vitello:

    We found, literally, a floating cemetery. Bodies were everywhere. With the dinghies we had to literally slalom among the corpses.

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