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. Gerardo Rodriguez:

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

  2. Yun Zhang:

    Most planetary bodies consist of numerous pieces of rock that have coalesced under the influence of gravity. You could imagine them as sandcastles floating in space. Their structure can be disrupted when the force acting on the individual 'sand particle' is larger than their mutual gravity, similar to the ocean tides on Earth, which result from the gravitational pulls of the sun and the moon, in space a planetary body that comes close enough to a star is subjected to the strong gravitational pulls of that star.

  3. Chuck Patterson:

    It feel kind of like snowboarding in pure powder where it's just effortless and you're floating free or you know feel like you're flying pretty much half the time.

  4. Tatiana Orlova:

    They tried to switch to a floating foreign exchange regime and it hasn't worked, will they admit that the float has failed and go back to the peg? The main task ... will be to restore credibility of the central bank.

  5. Astronaut Mike Fincke:

    The reason why we train underwater is because we actually wear real spacesuits, we do real tasks and we feel like we are weightless, when actually we're just neutrally buoyant so we're floating.

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