- n spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
floaters seem to drift through the field of vision
- n a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)
- n a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
- n an employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed
- n a voter who votes illegally at different polling places in the same election
- n a swimmer who floats in the water
- n an object that floats or is capable of floating
- n an insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
- It hangs below a "floater": a submarine-shaped hull of thin steel about 60 feet long and filled with 22,000 gallons of gasoline.
- This amount is a trifle above the specific gravity of the old "floater" type of ball.
- Anne Bancroft is a warmhearted, racy-tongued, Bronx-to-Bohemia floater whom he meets at a party.
- Lleyton Hewitt in San Diego Union Tribune
My main focus is on the US Open, more than the ranking situation,Hewitt said. "I feel like I'm a lot better player than where my ranking is sitting at. I'd like to say I'm a dangerous floater now."
- DeShawn Stevenson in Seattle Post Intelligencer
Joe Johnson's a talented player, it's kind of hard to stick him, I was just trying to get up under him,Stevenson said. "He's tall, he can handle the ball, he's got a great floater and can shoot the threes."