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Definition of Floor


  1. The bottom or lower part of any room; the part upon which we stand and upon which the movables in the room are supported.
  2. The structure formed of beams, girders, etc., with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into stories. Floor in sense 1 is, then, the upper surface of floor in sense 2.
  3. The surface, or the platform, of a structure on which we walk or travel; as, the floor of a bridge.
  4. A story of a building. See Story.
  5. The part of the house assigned to the members.
  6. The right to speak.
  7. That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.
  8. The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit.
  9. A horizontal, flat ore body.
  10. To cover with a floor; to furnish with a floor; as, to floor a house with pine boards.
  11. To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down; hence, to silence by a conclusive answer or retort; as, to floor an opponent.
  12. To finish or make an end of; as, to floor a college examination.
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Floor Translations

floor in Afrikaans is verdieping
floor in Danish is etage, gulv
floor in Dutch is verdieping, etage
floor in Finnish is kerros, lattia
floor in Italian is pavimento, suolo
floor in Latin is solum
floor in Norwegian is etasje, golv
floor in Portuguese is andar, soalho, assoalho
floor in Spanish is pavimento