Definition of floating:
- Buoyed upon or in a fluid; a, the floating timbers of a wreck; floating motes in the air.
- Free or lose from the usual attachment; as, the floating ribs in man and some other animals.
- Not funded; not fixed, invested, or determined; as, floating capital; a floating debt.
- of Float
- The process of rendering oysters and scallops plump by placing them in fresh or brackish water; - called also fattening, plumping, and laying out.
- The second coat of three- coat plastering.
- threads. See threads, above.
loose, inconstant, adrift, moving, uncommitted, free, passing, unfixed, swimming, light, planless, variable, aimless, wafting, hovering, directionless, unattached, nonsubmersible, lighter-than-water, natation, mobile, rootless, rudderless, drifting, short-term, unsubstantial, undirected, unsettled, hollow, temporary, brief, fleeting, transient, vagabond, afloat, inflated, unsinkable, vagrant, short-lived, volatile.
- "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
- "Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard", Eleanor Farjeon.
- "Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World", James Cowan.