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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Kelly Taylor:

    We are kind of speculating that perhaps it was washed out during one of the flooding events in Louisiana, it had a significant amount of algae on it's back that leads us to speculate that it was floating in the Gulf for a while.

  2. Mario Andrada:

    We have tested the venue twice with more than 600 sailors so we know what needs to be done, we need to fence the rivers so we don't have floating garbage into the bay. We need to keep the eco-boats oriented from above so they can spot the currents moving the floating garbage around so that the boats go there and take this garbage.

  3. 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.

  4. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha:

    I have ordered the navy to take our boats and set up a floating command center to help those who are hurt.

  5. Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah:

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

Images & Illustrations of floating

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