HyperDic: floater

English > 8 senses of the word floater:
NOUNstatefloater, musca volitans, muscae volitantes, spotsspots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
possessionfloatera debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)
person floater, vagrant, drifter, vagabond, clocharda wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
person floateran employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed
person floatera voter who votes illegally at different polling places in the same election
person floatera swimmer who floats in the water
objectfloateran object that floats or is capable of floating
communicationfloater, floating policyan insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
floater > pronunciation
Soundsflow'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > floater: 8 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningSpots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens.
Example"floaters seem to drift through the field of vision"
Synonymsmusca volitans, muscae volitantes, spots
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishchiribita, miodesopsias, muscae volitantes, musca volitans
Catalanmuscae volitantes, musca volitans, pampallugues
English > floater: 8 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills).
Broaderdebt instrument, obligation, certificate of indebtednessA written promise to repay a debt
English > floater: 8 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support.
Synonymsvagrant, drifter, vagabond, clochard
NarrowerbeachcomberA vagrant living on a beach
sundownerA tramp who habitually arrives at sundown
tramp, hobo, bumA disreputable vagrant
Broaderpoor person, have-notA person with few or no possessions
wanderer, roamer, rover, bird of passagesomeone who leads a wandering unsettled life
Spanishvagabundo
Catalanvagabund
English > floater: 8 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningAn employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed.
BroaderemployeeA worker who is hired to perform a job
English > floater: 8 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA voter who votes illegally at different polling places in the same election.
Broadervoter, electorA citizen who has a legal right to vote
English > floater: 8 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA swimmer who floats in the water.
Broaderswimmer, natator, batherA person who travels through the water by swimming
Verbsfloatbe afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
English > floater: 8 senses > noun 7, object
MeaningAn object that floats or is capable of floating.
Narrowericeberg, bergA large mass of ice floating at sea
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Verbsfloatbe afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
English > floater: 8 senses > noun 8, communication
MeaningAn insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location.
Synonymfloating policy
Broaderpolicy, insurance policy, insurancewritten contract or certificate of insurance
Spanishpóliza abierta, póliza flotante, seguro flotante
Catalanpòlissa flotant, pòlissa oberta

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