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Definition of Floating

Floating

  1. of Float
  2. Buoyed upon or in a fluid; a, the floating timbers of a wreck; floating motes in the air.
  3. Free or lose from the usual attachment; as, the floating ribs in man and some other animals.
  4. Not funded; not fixed, invested, or determined; as, floating capital; a floating debt.
  5. Floating threads. See Floating threads, above.
  6. The second coat of three-coat plastering.
  7. The process of rendering oysters and scallops plump by placing them in fresh or brackish water; -- called also fattening, plumping, and laying out.

Floating Quotations

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Rabindranath Tagore

My mother's from Thailand, and they're very strict about girls in bikinis, but I would love to do a shoot in the floating market in Thailand.
Christine Teigen

I used to get a shiver if I thought about holding balloons, because I was scared of floating away.
Fiona Apple

Venice is the perfect place for a phase of art to die. No other city on earth embraces entropy quite like this magical floating mall.
Jerry Saltz

We are bits of energy floating about in various guises, and when we die we rejoin the big cosmic soup of the universe.
Bat for Lashes
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Floating Translations

floating in French is flottant
floating in Swedish is flytande
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