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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ice floe, floe(noun)

    a flat mass of ice (smaller than an ice field) floating at sea


  1. floe(Noun)

    A low, flat mass of floating ice.

  2. Origin: Probably from flo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Floe(noun)

    a low, flat mass of floating ice

  2. Origin: [Cf. Dan. flag af iis, iisflage, Sw. flaga, flake, isflaga, isflake. See Flag a flat stone.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Floe

    flō, n. a field of floating ice. [Prob. Norse flo, layer. The usual Danish word is flage.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. floe

    A field of floating ice of any extent, as beyond the range of vision, for notwithstanding its cracks the floes pressed together are assumed as one; hence, if ships make fast to the floe-edge, and it parts from the main body, sail is made, and the ship goes to the next available floe-edge.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of floe in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of floe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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