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
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Liu Chuanjian:

    Everything in the cockpit was floating in the air. Most of the equipment malfunctioned ... and I couldn't hear the radio. The plane was shaking so hard I could not read the gauges.

  2. Mehdi Varzi:

    Floating storage is there to be put onto the market as soon as possible after some sort of agreement.

  3. Stewart Chiron:

    Thankfully this story has a happy ending for the couple but cruise ships are not floating hospitals.

  4. United States:

    Hair works a bit like a mop, collecting pollen that's floating in the air, since hair is the closest thing to your nasal passages, it can really bother you. If you wash it or brush it out before you go to sleep, or at least cover it, then you won't be sleeping in all that pollen.

  5. Darby Hoover:

    A lot of people think of an island of floating garbage, people envision that there are forms of an island you can see on Google Earth -- it's much more diffuse than that.

Images & Illustrations of floating

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