Floating

  • 1 Floating — Float ing, a. 1. Buoyed upon or in a fluid; a, the floating timbers of a wreck; floating motes in the air. [1913 Webster] 2. Free or lose from the usual attachment; as, the floating ribs in man and some other animals. [1913 Webster] 3. Not… …

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  • 2 Floating — Becken Floating Tank Floating (engl …

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  • 3 floating — float·ing adj 1: not presently committed or invested floating capital 2: short term and usu. not funded floating debt 3: having no fixed value or rate floatin …

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  • 4 Floating — Float ing, n. 1. (Weaving) Floating threads. See {Floating threads}, above. [1913 Webster] 2. The second coat of three coat plastering. Knight. [1913 Webster] 3. The process of rendering oysters and scallops plump by placing them in fresh or… …

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  • 5 floating — (izg. flȏuting) m DEFINICIJA ekon. plutanje, plivanje (o plivajućim, slobodnim tečajevima valuta, za razliku od fiksnog) SINTAGMA floating clause (izg. floating klȏz) pom. klauzula o plutanju (vremenu kad brod u luci čeka na ukrcaj/iskrcaj)… …

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  • 6 floating — [flōt′iŋ] adj. 1. that floats 2. not fixed; not remaining in one place; moving about 3. Finance a) designating an unfunded, short term debt resulting from current operations and having no specified date for repayment b) not permanently invested;… …

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  • 7 floating — floating; semi·floating; …

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  • 8 floating — /ˈflotin(g), ingl. ˈfləutɪŋ/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «galleggiante», da to float «galleggiare»] s. m. inv. (banca) fluttuazione …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 9 floating — adj. not settled in a definite place; fluctuating; variable (the floating population). Phrases and idioms: floating anchor a sea anchor. floating bridge 1 a bridge on pontoons etc. 2 a ferry working on chains. floating debt a debt repayable on… …

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  • 10 Floating — Floa|ting 〈[ floʊ ] n. 15; unz.〉 1. das Floaten 2. 〈Geol.〉 Verfahren zur Anreicherung gering konzentrierter Erze im abgebauten Gestein durch Spülung mit besonderen Emulgier od. Lösungsmitteln, in denen das Erz konzentriert wird * * * Floa|ting [… …

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  • 11 floating — adjective Date: 1600 1. buoyed on or in a fluid 2. located out of the normal position < a floating kidney > 3. a. continually drifting or changing position < the floating population > b. not presently committed or invested < floating capital > …

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  • 12 floating — adjective 1) floating seaweed Syn: buoyant, on the surface, afloat, drifting Ant: sunken 2) floating helium balloons Syn: hovering, levitating, suspended, hangi …

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  • 13 floating — floatingly, adv. /floh ting/, adj. 1. being buoyed up on water or other liquid. 2. having little or no attachment to a particular place; moving from one place to another: a floating work force. 3. Pathol. away from its proper position, esp. in a… …

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  • 14 floating — / fləυtɪŋ/ noun ♦ floating of a company the act of starting a new company by selling shares in it on the Stock Exchange ■ adjective which is not fixed ● floating exchange rates ● the floating pound ▪▪▪ ‘…in a world of floating exchange rates the… …

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  • 15 floating — float|ing1 [ˈfləutıŋ US ˈflou ] adj [only before noun] often changing, and not staying the same ▪ You can choose either a fixed or floating interest rate for the loan. ▪ The area has a large floating population. floating 2 floating2 n [U] the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 floating — float|ing [ floutıŋ ] adjective * not fixed or permanent, and therefore likely to change: a floating exchange rate floating population: a floating population of migrant workers …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 floating — adjective 1 floating population if a city has a floating population, the number of people who live there keeps changing because people move into and out of it 2 technical an organ or part of your body that is floating is not properly connected or …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 floating */ — UK [ˈfləʊtɪŋ] / US [ˈfloʊtɪŋ] adjective not fixed or permanent, and therefore likely to change a floating exchange rate floating population: a floating population of migrant workers …

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  • 19 floating — float•ing [[t]ˈfloʊ tɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) being buoyed up on water or other liquid 2) moving from one place to another: a floating work force[/ex] 3) pat (of a body part or organ) away from its proper position, esp. in a downward direction: a floating …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 Floating — Float Float, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Floated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Floating}.] [OE. flotien, flotten, AS. flotian to float, swim, fr. fle[ o]tan. See {Float}, n.] 1. To rest on the surface of any fluid; to swim; to be buoyed up. [1913 Webster] The ark… …

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