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Adjective
Buoyant in water
“One of its striking features will be the use of water to create a floating deck for relaxation.”
Adjective
Suspended in air
“According to the patent, the floating blimp will be operated remotely by a human pilot while flying at between 500-1,000 feet off the ground.”
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Not having reached a decision
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Floating voters in dozens of key seats say their decision will be based on the parties' housing manifestos.”
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Changing regularly or constantly
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“While floating rates have become excessively volatile, a return to the post-war Bretton Woods system of fixed rates is not the answer.”
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Tending to move in a nomadic fashion
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“They are part of a floating population that moves around from season to season, getting temporary jobs for as long as they are available.”
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Extremely happy and excited
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Living or occurring in the air
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Able or tending to keep afloat or rise to the top of a liquid or gas
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Under the influence of drugs
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Transported or transmitted by water
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Having an airy quality or texture
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Existing in liquid or water
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Suspended in an elevated position
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Existing only in the realms of one's imagination
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Not realistic
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Without purpose, direction, or guidance
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Not firmly or tightly fixed in place
Noun
The raising of something, such as a body, without apparent physical cause, allegedly using the power of the mind
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The act or art of sustaining and propelling the body in water
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Wayfaring
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(usually in singular) The point at which an event commences
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Floating in water
Verb
Present participle for to rest or hover on the surface of a liquid or in the air
“They tend to form colorful films when they float on the surface of the water.”
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Present participle for to move or drift along the surface of a liquid or in the air
“Barges would float quietly by the grassy river banks.”
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Present participle for to ascend into the air or sky
“The angel's body continues to turn into light particles that float into the sky.”
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Present participle for to wave or flutter in the wind
“She let her long hair float in the wind, all bathed in the moonlight.”
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Present participle for to issue or sell shares in a company (or units in a trust) to members of the public
“She is not certain she wants to float the company, but hints at a possible buyout or merger in the future.”
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Present participle for to aimlessly move or drift from place to place
“One finds everywhere a growing class of folk who float from town to town, doing rough work, having no permanent place of abode.”
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Present participle for to put forward a proposal or idea
“Gorchakov had begun to float the idea of a full repudiation of the Paris terms.”
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