Associations to the word «Floating»


FLOATING, adjective. That which floats or float.
FLOATING, adjective. Not fixed in position, opinion etc.; free to move or drift.
FLOATING, adjective. (linguistics) (of a tone) that is not attached to any consonant or vowel within its morpheme.
FLOATING, verb. Present participle of float
FLOATING, noun. (in the plural) Material that floats in a liquid.
FLOATING CAR DATA, noun. (transportation) method to determine the traffic speed on the road network.
FLOATING CELLULAR DATA, noun. (transportation) method to determine the traffic speed on the road network.
FLOATING FEELING, noun. A combined feeling of light-headedness and dizziness, as if floating.
FLOATING HEART, noun. An aquatic flowering plant of the genus Nymphoides, having heart-shaped leaves that float on the water.
FLOATING ISLAND, noun. A French cold dessert consisting of an "island" of meringue, made of egg whites and sugar, floating in a "sea" of custard.
FLOATING ISLANDS, noun. Plural of floating island
FLOATING KIDNEY, noun. Nephroptosis
FLOATING PALETTE, noun. (graphical user interface) A palette window that floats above other standard windows.
FLOATING PALETTES, noun. Plural of floating palette
FLOATING POINT, adjective. (mathematics) of a number, written in two parts as a mantissa (the value of the digits) and characteristic (order of magnitude / the power of a number base) e.g. 0.314159 x 101
FLOATING POINT, adjective. (computing) of the internal representation of such a number as a pair of integers
FLOATING POINT OPERATION, noun. (computing) any simple operation, such as addition, multiplication or division performed on floating point numbers using a single operation
FLOATING POINT OPERATIONS, noun. Plural of floating point operation
FLOATING SCREED, noun. A strip of plastering laid on first, to serve as a guide for the thickness of the coat.
FLOATING TONE, noun. (phonetics) A morpheme or element of a morpheme that contains no consonants or vowels, but only tone. It cannot be pronounced by itself, but affects the tones of neighbouring morphemes.
FLOATING TONES, noun. Plural of floating tone
FLOATING VOTE, noun. Vote held by a floating voter, and as such it is an unpredictable vote.
FLOATING VOTER, noun. A person who does not always vote for the same political party, but usually decides on the basis of policies
FLOATING VOTERS, noun. Plural of floating voter
FLOATING VOTES, noun. Plural of floating vote
FLOATING WOOD TILE, noun. Multi-layer synthetic flooring product fused together with a lamination process and simulating wood.

Dictionary definition

FLOATING, noun. The act of someone who floats on the water.
FLOATING, adjective. Borne up by or suspended in a liquid; "the ship is still floating"; "floating logs"; "floating seaweed".
FLOATING, adjective. Continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another; "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties".
FLOATING, adjective. Inclined to move or be moved about; "a floating crap game".
FLOATING, adjective. (of a part of the body) not firmly connected; movable or out of normal position; "floating ribs are not connected with the sternum"; "a floating kidney".
FLOATING, adjective. Not definitely committed to a party or policy; "floating voters".

Wise words

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