Definition of floor :
1. A horizontal, flat ore body.
2. A story of a building. See Story.
3. That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.
4. The bottom or lower part of any room; the part upon which we stand and upon which the movables in the room are supported.
5. The part of the house assigned to the members.
6. The right to speak.
7. The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit.
8. The structure formed of beams, girders, etc., with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into stories. in sense 1 is, then, the upper surface of floor in sense 2.
9. The surface, or the platform, of a structure on which we walk or travel; as, the floor of a bridge.
10. To cover with a floor; to furnish with a floor; as, to floor a house with pine boards.
11. To finish or make an end of; as, to floor a college examination.
12. To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down; hence, to silence by a conclusive answer or retort; as, to floor an opponent.
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place (part of speech: noun)
- The old man bowed and left the room; but Melissa remained behind, feeling as if the floor had opened in front of her. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- He kept it in a box under a board in the floor and almost every day he'd go there to look at it. - "Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer", Jessie Graham Flower.
- " No," said Maria, " unless you grant me a little favor, that I may sleep on the floor to- night in your room." - "Philippine Folk-Tales", Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict.