Float

  • 21 float — (See tram) …

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  • 22 float — [v] lie on the surface be buoyant, bob, drift, glide, hang, hover, move gently, poise, rest on water, ride, sail, skim, slide, slip along, smooth along, stay afloat, swim, waft, wash; concept 153 Ant. drown, sink …

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  • 23 Float — [floʊt ], der; s, s <englisch> (Summe der von Konten abgebuchten, aber noch nicht gutgeschriebenen Zahlungen) …

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  • 24 float|er — «FLOH tuhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that floats. 2. Informal. a person who often changes his place of living or working: »A Cleveland restaurant chain operator bemoans the number of “floaters” who won t stick to a job (Wall Street Journal). 3 …

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  • 25 float — The use of funds generated as a result of timing differences in the check clearing system. For banks, float occurs because debits given by the Federal Reserve to a bank s reserve account for checks being cleared can be received prior to the time… …

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  • 26 Float — The number of shares that are actively tradable in the market, excluding shares that are held by officers and major stakeholders that have agreements not to sell until someone else is offered the stock. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * …

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  • 27 float — [[t]flo͟ʊt[/t]] ♦♦♦ floats, floating, floated 1) V ERG If something or someone is floating in a liquid, they are in the liquid, on or just below the surface, and are being supported by it. You can also float something on a liquid. [V in n] They… …

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  • 28 float — I UK [fləʊt] / US [floʊt] verb Word forms float : present tense I/you/we/they float he/she/it floats present participle floating past tense floated past participle floated ** 1) a) [intransitive] to rest or move slowly on the surface of a liquid… …

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  • 29 float — float1 [ flout ] verb ** ▸ 1 be on liquid & not sink ▸ 2 be lighter than air ▸ 3 about sound/smell ▸ 4 move softly/gracefully ▸ 5 suggest idea ▸ 6 act without clear plan ▸ 7 start to sell shares ▸ 8 about money ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 30 float — 1) a cork, wood, glass, metal or plastic structure used to support or mark the position of a net. See also bombarda and glass float 2) a plastic, cork or wood device that enables a baited hook to be suspended in the water column and enables fish… …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 31 float — 01. When I was a little boy, I used to enjoy spending time at the park watching sticks [float] down the stream, and chasing after them. 02. The body of a young man was found [floating] in the harbor this morning. 03. The fishermen put out… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 32 float — v. & n. v. 1 intr. & tr. a rest or move or cause (a buoyant object) to rest or move on the surface of a liquid without sinking. b get afloat or set (a stranded ship) afloat. 2 intr. move with a liquid or current of air; drift (the clouds floated… …

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  • 33 float — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Float is used after these nouns: ↑milk, ↑parade {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb 1 on water/in air ADVERB ▪ gently ▪ slowly ▪ downstream …

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  • 34 float — float1 [fləut US flout] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(on water)¦ 2¦(in the air)¦ 3¦(music/sounds/smells etc)¦ 4¦(walk gracefully)¦ 5¦(ideas)¦ 6¦(money)¦ 7¦(company)¦ 8¦(cheque)¦ Phrasal verbs  float around ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 35 float — I. noun Etymology: Middle English flote boat, float, from Old English flota ship; akin to Old High German flōz raft, stream, Old English flēotan to float more at fleet Date: before 12th century 1. an act or instance of floating 2. something that… …

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  • 36 float — [[t]floʊt[/t]] v. i. 1) to rest or remain on the surface of a liquid; be buoyant 2) to move gently on the surface of a liquid; drift along: The canoe floated downstream[/ex] 3) to rest or move in a liquid, the air, etc.: a balloon floating on… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 37 float — /floht/, v.i. 1. to rest or remain on the surface of a liquid; be buoyant: The hollow ball floated. 2. to move gently on the surface of a liquid; drift along: The canoe floated downstream. 3. to rest or move in a liquid, the air, etc.: a balloon… …

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  • 38 float — /fləυt/ noun 1. cash taken from a central supply and used for running expenses ● The sales reps have a float of £100 each. 2. the process of starting a new company by selling shares in it on the Stock Exchange ● The float of the new company was a …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 39 Float On — Infobox Single Name = Float On |225px Artist = Modest Mouse from Album = Good News for People Who Love Bad News Released = February 14, 2004 Format = CD Recorded = 2003 Genre = Indie rock Length = 3:28 Label = Epic Records Producer = Dennis… …

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  • 40 Float.h — The header float.h in the C Standard Library for the C programming language contains macros that expand to various limits and parameters of the standard floating point types.The macros, as defined on ISO 9899:1999 section 5.2.4.2.2, are:* FLT… …

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