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  • n  the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • n  a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
  • n  a lower limit
    the government established a wage floor
  • n  the ground on which people and animals move about
    the fire spared the forest floor
  • n  the bottom surface of any lake or other body of water
  • n  the lower inside surface of any hollow structure
    the floor of the pelvis
    the floor of the cave
  • n  the occupants of a floor
    the whole floor complained about the lack of heat
  • n  the parliamentary right to address an assembly
    the chairman granted him the floor
  • n  the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business
    there was a motion from the floor
  • n  a large room in a exchange where the trading is done
    he is a floor trader
  • v  surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
    I was floored when I heard that I was promoted
  • v  knock down with force

  • On the 34th-floor trading room of the Donaldson, Lufkin Jenrette (DLJ) brokerage firm on Wall Street, arriving traders are startled by the presence of uniformed security guards.
  • Since most people don't own floor buffers or other electric mopping equipment, the Scooba isn't following a hard act.
  • Madonna returns to the dance floor for inspiration and comes back with an irresistible new album.
News & Articles

  • Big Ticket: A Floor Full of Light, Sold for $13.5 Million
    A 5,027-square-foot floor-through loft with four exposures, including city and Hudson River views.        
    June 21, 2013 - New York Times
  • Daimer Launches Patented Floor Cleaning Machines Line For Tile And Carpets
    High-tech floor cleaners capable of accomplishing a variety of floor cleaning functions with unmatched results are the hottest systems in the cleaning business right now. Daimer's new, versatile floor hard surface machines can function as carpet equipment, tile cleaners, and much more. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/floor-cleaning-machines/for-multi ...
    June 21, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Factory Floor Announce Debut Album
    Four years after Factory Floor formed into the unit we know now, the London-based band has announced its debut album. The 10-track Factory Floor will be released September 9 in Europe and September 10 in the U.S. through DFA Records , and will include the singles "Fall Back" and "Two Different Ways" . Check out the tracklist below. Factory Floor signed to DFA in 2011 to release "Two Different ...
    June 20, 2013 - Pitchfork

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