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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.
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Floating Translations

floating in French is flottant
floating in Swedish is flytande
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