Floor

  • 1Floor — (fl[=o]r), n. [AS. fl[=o]r; akin to D. vloer, G. flur field, floor, entrance hall, Icel. fl[=o]r floor of a cow stall, cf. Ir. & Gael. lar floor, ground, earth, W. llawr, perh. akin to L. planus level. Cf. {Plain} smooth.] 1. The bottom or lower… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2floor — floor·age; floor; floor·er; floor·ing; floor·less; floor·man; floor·ward; sub·floor; sea·floor; floor·wards; …

    English syllables

  • 3floor — floor, storey In Britain the storey at ground level is called the ground floor. A single storey house is one with a ground floor only; a two storey house has a ground floor with a first floor above it; a three storey house has a second floor… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4floor — [flôr] n. [ME flor < OE, akin to Ger flur, a plain < IE base * plā , broad, flat > PLAIN1] 1. the inside bottom surface of a room, hall, etc., on which one stands or walks 2. the bottom surface of anything [the ocean floor] 3. the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5Floor — Floor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Floored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flooring}.] 1. To cover with a floor; to furnish with a floor; as, to floor a house with pine boards. [1913 Webster] 2. To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down; hence, to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6floor — n 1 a: a main level space (as in a stock exchange or legislative chamber) distinguished from a platform or gallery b: members of an assembly took questions from the floor c: the right to address an assembly the senator from Utah has the floor 2 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7Floor — 〈[flɔ:(r)] m. 6; Wirtsch.〉 1. an Warenbörsen häufig vorhandener, separater Raum, in dem Handelsgeschäfte getätigt werden können 2. freiwillig vereinbarte Mindestrendite bei Geldanlagen mit variablem Zins [<engl. floor, eigtl. „Boden, Parkett“] …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 8floor — ► NOUN 1) the lower surface of a room. 2) a storey of a building. 3) the bottom of the sea, a cave, etc. 4) a minimum level of prices or wages. 5) (the floor) the part of a legislative assembly in which members sit and from which they speak. 6) ( …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9Floor 13 — ist ein 1991 von Virgin Interactive veröffentlichtes Computerspiel für DOS Betriebssysteme. Das Spiel selbst ist im Vereinigten Königreich angesiedelt und versetzt den Spieler in die Rolle des Chefs einer fiktiven Regierungsbehörde, die als… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 10Floor — 〈[flɔ:(r)] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Wirtsch.〉 1. (an Warenbörsen) häufig vorhandener, separater Raum, in dem Handelsgeschäfte getätigt werden können 2. freiwillig vereinbarte Mindestrendite bei Geldanlagen mit variablem Zins [Etym.: <engl. floor,… …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 11Floor — [flɔ:] der; s, s <aus engl. floor »Fußboden; Stockwerk; Sitzungssaal«, dies zu mhd. vluor »Boden(fläche), Saatfeld«>: 1. (an Produktenbörsen) abgegrenzter Raum, in dem sich die Makler zur Abwicklung von Termingeschäften zusammenfinden. 2.… …

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  • 12floor — [n] bottom of a room; level of a multistory building basement, boards, canvas, carpet, cellar, deck, downstairs, flat, flooring, ground, landing, lowest point, mat, mezzanine, nadir, rug, stage, story, tier, upstairs; concept 440 Ant. ceiling… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13floor|er — «FLR uhr, FLOHR », noun. 1. a person who lays floors. 2. a person or thing that strikes someone or something to the floor. 3. Informal, Figurative. something that confuses, puzzles, or embarrasses one, as a decisive retort or a hard question …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14floor it — [v] drive at full speed accelerate, barrel, gather momentum, go flat out, nail it*, open the throttle, put the pedal to the metal*, sprint, step on it*, step on the gas; concepts 234,242 …

    New thesaurus

  • 15Floor — der; s, s <englisch> (Discotanzboden) …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 16Floor — A floor is the walking surface of a room or vehicle. Floors vary from simple dirt in a cave to many layered surfaces using modern technology. Floors may be stone, wood, bamboo, metal, or other material that can hold a person s weight.Floors… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17floor — floor1 W1S1 [flo: US flo:r] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a building)¦ 2¦(in a car)¦ 3¦(level in building)¦ 4¦(ocean/forest/cave floor etc)¦ 5¦(for dancing)¦ 6¦(where people work)¦ 7¦(limit)¦ 8 the floor 9 take the floor …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18floor — [[t]flɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] ♦♦ floors, flooring, floored 1) N COUNT: usu the N in sing The floor of a room is the part of it that you walk on. Jack s sitting on the floor watching TV... We painted the wooden floor with a white stain. 2) …

    English dictionary

  • 19floor — 1 noun 1 FLAT SURFACE (C) the flat surface on which you stand indoors: Amos ran inside, spreading mud all over the kitchen floor. see land 1 2 LEVEL IN BUILDING (C) one of the levels in a building: Our office is on the top floor. | a two… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20floor — floor1 [ flɔr ] noun *** ▸ 1 flat area you walk on ▸ 2 level in building ▸ 3 of ocean/valley etc. ▸ 4 for discussions ▸ 5 where shares are sold ▸ 6 lowest level allowed ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count the flat area that you walk on inside a building or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English