floating

Definitions of floating
  1. adjective
    borne up by or suspended in a liquid
    “the ship is still floating
    floating logs”
    floating seaweed”
    Synonyms:
    afloat
    borne on the water; floating
  2. noun
    the act of someone who floats on the water
    synonyms: natation
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    types:
    dead-man's float, prone float
    a floating position with the face down and arms stretched forward
    type of:
    swim, swimming
    the act of swimming
  3. adjective
    inclined to move or be moved about
    Synonyms:
    mobile
    moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)
  4. adjective
    (of a part of the body) not firmly connected; movable or out of normal position
    floating ribs are not connected with the sternum”
    “a floating kidney”
    Synonyms:
    unfixed
    not firmly placed or set or fastened
  5. adjective
    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
    “the floating population”
    synonyms: aimless, drifting, vagabond, vagrant
    unsettled
    not settled or established
  6. adjective
    not definitely committed to a party or policy
    floating voters”
    Synonyms:
    uncommitted
    not bound or pledged
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