Flotage
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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  • flotage — flo·tage / flō tij/ n: flotsam Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • flotage — [flōt′ij] n. [< FLOAT, v. + AGE, after OFr] 1. the act, condition, or power of floating 2. anything that floats; esp., floating debris; flotsam …   English World dictionary

  • flotage — /floh tij/, n. 1. an act of floating. 2. the state of floating. 3. floating power; buoyancy. 4. anything that floats; flotsam. 5. the part of a ship above the water line. Also, floatage. [1620 30; FLOAT + AGE; cf. F flottage] * * * …   Universalium

  • flotage — flo·tage || fləʊtɪdÊ’ n. buoyancy; ability to float; object that floats; boat; floating refuse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flotage — flo·tage …   English syllables

  • flotage — flo•tage or floatage [[t]ˈfloʊ tɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) the act or state of floating 2) floating power; buoyancy 3) something that floats; flotsam …   From formal English to slang

  • flotage — /ˈfloʊtɪdʒ/ (say flohtij) noun 1. the act of floating. 2. the state of floating. 3. floating power; buoyancy. 4. anything that floats; flotsam. 5. the ships, etc., afloat on a river. 6. the part of a ship above the water line. Also, floatage.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • flotage — /flowtajaz/ See flotsam …   Black's law dictionary

  • flotage — /flowtajaz/ See flotsam …   Black's law dictionary

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

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