floating floating  /f ˈloʊ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of someone who floats on the water
  2. (adj) borne up by or suspended in a liquid
  3. (adj) continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
  4. (adj) inclined to move or be moved about
  5. (adj) (of a part of the body) not firmly connected; movable or out of normal position
  6. (adj) not definitely committed to a party or policy

Usage(s):

  1. Your eyes do not deceive you: that sleek slab levitating in midair is in fact a bed, and it is floating unsupported--though lightly tethered at its four corners--16 in.
  2. A giant pulp mill for the Amazon wilderness Longer than two football fields, taller than a 16-story building, the off-white structure floating up the Amazon looked like a.
  3. This precious stone set in the silver sea, this realm, this England, is nothing more than a floating casino.

News

  1. Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund Announces Monthly Distribution For Class A and Class U Units

    Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund Announces Monthly Distribution For Class A and Class U Units
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (PFLT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 19, 2013

    PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (PFLT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 19, 2013
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Floating Hospital to hire pediatric docs for Brockton

    Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center will hire five doctors to provide 24/7 inpatient pediatric care at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital under an agreement announced yesterday. Hospitalists — physicians who specialize in care for inpatients — will provide round-the-clock care for children on a dedicated pediatric unit at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital and then ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "As you may have heard, there's a rumor floating around that we were cancelled," Leno said. "I heard it coming in this morning on the radio. So far, nobody's said anything to me."
    on Jan 8, 2010 By: Jay Leno Source: USA Today

  2. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said the PBOC's announcement to "to return to the managed floating exchange-rate regime in place prior to the global financial crisis is a very welcomed development."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "Oh, the names are really bad. I don't even want to mention it, because there are names floating around and they're bad," Mrs. Obama said. "I think, Frank was one of them. Frank! Moose was another one of them. Moose. I said, well, what if the...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

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