float

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  • He floats back into his body as it was not his time yet.
  • This process continued in use for many years after the development of float glass.
  • I just saw her float by, a tree went through her head.
  • Its fruit can float and spread to other islands without help from man.
  • He was up with the leaders when he was floated out wide.
  • I cannot believe that musicians back then didn't float off into free playing.
  • Plans to record a third album in the future were also floated.
  • When they wake next morning the theatre has floated away again and they are alone.
  • He can travel with the characters, float in space or can be called to their location.
  • The man was standing beside the float before being drawn under it.
  • If a very small floating-point number is added to a large one, the result is just the large one.
  • Originally all on foot, in recent decades it has also featured one or two small floats.
  • Russia has begun building the world's first floating nuclear power plant.
  • Two hundred years have passed since people floated the islands called space colonies into outer space.
  • The road was a product of one such project floated by the British administration.
  • Without a central theatre to work in, the Company floated from one location to another.
  • After that floated on the writing of books and two more were released during the 1970s.
  • The terminal building has a light, floating roof that gives a simple construction.
  • This is one of the best sources for having floating production.
  • Once a fish has been caught and landed, the fly may no longer float well.
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Meaning of float

  • noun The time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • noun The number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public
  • noun An elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade
  • noun A hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco
  • noun Something that floats on the surface of water
  • verb Be in motion due to some air or water current
    The leaves were blowing in the wind, the boat drifted on the lake, The sailboat was adrift on the open sea, the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore
  • verb Be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
  • verb Set afloat
    He floated the logs down the river, The boy floated his toy boat on the pond
  • verb Circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with
    The Republicans are floating the idea of a tax reform
  • verb Move lightly, as if suspended
    The dancer floated across the stage
  • verb Put into the water
    float a ship
  • verb Make the surface of level or smooth
    float the plaster
  • verb Allow (currencies) to fluctuate
    The government floated the ruble for a few months
  • verb Convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation
    float data