floatage
Flotage Flo"tage, n. [OF. flotage, F. flottage, fr. flotter to float.] 1. The state of floating. [1913 Webster]

2. That which floats on the sea or in rivers. [Written also {floatage}.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Floatage — Float age (?; 48), n. Same as {Flotage}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • floatage — [flōt′ij] n. alt. sp. of FLOTAGE …   English World dictionary

  • floatage — /floh tij/, n. flotage. [1620 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • floatage — n. buoyancy; ability to float; object that floats; boat; floating refuse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • floatage — /ˈfloʊtɪdʒ/ (say flohtij) noun → flotage …   Australian English dictionary

  • floatage — See flotsam …   Black's law dictionary

  • floatage — See flotsam …   Black's law dictionary

  • floatage — Same as flotsam …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • floatage — n. 1 the act or state of floating. 2 Brit. a floating objects or masses; flotsam. b the right of appropriating flotsam. 3 a ships etc. afloat on a river. b the part of a ship above the water line. 4 buoyancy; floating power …   Useful english dictionary

  • flo|tage — «FLOH tihj», noun. 1. the act or state of floating. 2. floating power; buoyancy. 3. anything that floats, such as ships floating on a river, or flotsam. 4. the portion of a ship above the water line. Also, floatage. ╂ …   Useful english dictionary

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