floating

Primary Meanings of floating

1.
adjn
borne up by or suspended in a liquid
the act of someone who floats on the water
2.
adj
inclined to move or be moved about
Full Definitions of floating
1

adj borne up by or suspended in a liquid

“the ship is still floating
floating logs”
floating seaweed”
Synonyms:
afloat
borne on the water; floating

n the act of someone who floats on the water

Synonyms:
natation
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
2

adj inclined to move or be moved about

“a floating crap game”
Synonyms:
mobile
moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

adj (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

adj continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

“the floating population”
Synonyms:
aimless, drifting, vagabond, vagrant
unsettled
not settled or established

adj not definitely committed to a party or policy

floating voters”
Synonyms:
uncommitted
not bound or pledged

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