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, 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. Nazma Khatun:

    The floating school has brought many benefits, the students can easily go to school and stay close to their parents. The literacy rate is growing here.

  2. The Gulf delegate:

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

  3. Joseph Hing:

    As we sailed closer, we started to smell the dead carcasses of livestock that were floating past the ships. When we smelt those, we knew that this disaster was really, really bad.

  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. Joey:

    If Issac Newton didn’t invent gravity we would all be floating

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