What does floating mean?

Definitions for floatingˈfloʊ tɪŋ

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.

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kevin Trenberth:

    Floating ice doesn't change sea level at all.

  2. The Gulf delegate:

    There is no overhang, there is no floating oil looking for a market.

  3. Andy Goncher:

    I can remember floating face down, and I thought I was going to die.

  4. Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah:

    There are huge amounts of cash floating around, weapons and ammunition.

  5. Gerardo Rodriguez:

    Eventually all the actions taken now can lead to a free-floating market.

Images & Illustrations of floating

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