What does floating mean?

Definitions for floating
ˈfloʊ tɪŋfloat·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word floating.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. floating, natation(adj)

    the act of someone who floats on the water

  2. floating(adj)

    borne up by or suspended in a liquid

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

  3. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrant(adj)

    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

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

  4. floating(adj)

    inclined to move or be moved about

    "a floating crap game"

  5. floating(a)(adj)

    (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)(adj)

    not definitely committed to a party or policy

    "floating voters"

Wiktionary

  1. floating(Adjective)

    That which floats or float.

    floating buoys

  2. floating(Adjective)

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

  3. floating(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Floating

    of Float

  2. Floating(adj)

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

  3. Floating(adj)

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

  4. Floating(adj)

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

  5. Floating(noun)

    floating threads. See Floating threads, above

  6. Floating(noun)

    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.

How to pronounce floating?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say floating in sign language?

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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. Tighe Barry:

    We are now trying to get the waiver from the FSDO, but feel this bureaucratic process is designed to force us to just keep the baby on the ground, instead of floating it in the air, it's ridiculous that we have to contact the FAA to hoist a balloon two feet off the ground.

  2. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    I’ll have those niggers voting Democratic for the next 200 years.” Lyndon Baines Johnson about the Great Society plan. Unsourced quote floating around the internet for years.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    The American people have given us an opportunity to govern. We're no longer just floating ideas ... we have an obligation now to the American people to deliver a replacement for Obamacare that is better than the status quo.

  4. Svein Moxnes Harfjeld:

    One would need a contango in the oil market to justify floating storage. Given the current developments in the oil market this cannot be ruled out, continued oil demand and longer transportation distances combined with no fleet growth should support our expectations for 2015 on average to be better than 2014.

  5. Mexico Beach resident Scott Boutwell:

    First the cars started floating by, and all the debris was in the air, when the water came in, houses started floating in front of our home.

Images & Illustrations of floating

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