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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

People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.
James A. Baldwin

When men hear women want a commitment, they think it means commitment to a romantic relationship, but that's not it. It's a commitment to not floating around anymore. I want a guy who is entrenched in his own life. Entrenched is awesome.
Mindy Kaling

Climbing K2 or floating the Grand Canyon in an inner tube; there are some things one would rather have done than do.
Edward Abbey

Whether you've seen angels floating around your bedroom or just found a ray of hope at a lonely moment, choosing to believe that something unseen is caring for you can be a life-shifting exercise.
Martha Beck
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Floating Translations

floating in French is flottant
floating in Swedish is flytande

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