HyperDic: floating

English > 6 senses of the word floating:
ADJECTIVEallfloatingborne up by or suspended in a liquid / liquid
allfloating, aimless, drifting, vagabond, vagrantcontinually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
allfloatinginclined to move or be moved about
allfloating(of a part of the body) not firmly connected
allfloatingnot definitely committed to a party or policy / policy
NOUNactfloating, natationthe act of someone who floats on the water
floating > pronunciation
Soundsflow'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > floating: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningborne up by or suspended in a liquid / liquid.
Examples
  • "the ship is still floating"
  • "floating logs"
  • "floating seaweed"
Broaderafloatborne on the water
Spanishflotante
English > floating: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcontinually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another.
Example "the floating population"
Synonymsaimless, drifting, vagabond, vagrant
Broaderunsettlednot settled or established
Spanishvagabundo
English > floating: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningInclined to move or be moved about.
Example"a floating crap game"
Broadermobilemoving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)
English > floating: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(of a part of the body) not firmly connected; movable or out of normal position.
Examples
  • "floating ribs are not connected with the sternum"
  • "a floating kidney"
Broaderunfixednot firmly placed or set or fastened
English > floating: 6 senses > adjective 5
Meaningnot definitely committed to a party or policy / policy.
Example"floating voters"
Broaderuncommittednot bound or pledged
English > floating: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of someone who floats on the water.
Synonymnatation
Narrowerdead-man's float, prone floatA floating position with the face down and arms stretched forward
Broaderswimming, swimThe act of swimming
Verbsfloatbe afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom

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