Definition of Floaters

1. Noun. (plural of floater) ¹



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Definition of Floaters

1. floater [n] - See also: floater

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floaters

float-zone silicon
float around
float someone's boat
floatable
floatage
floatages
floatant
floatants
floatation
floatations
floated
floatel
floatels
floater
floaters (current term)
floatier
floaties
floatiest
floatiness
floating
floating(a)
floating-moss
floating-point notation
floating-point number
floating-point operation
floating-point representation system
floating-point unit
floating-point units
floating bridge

Literary usage of Floaters

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"And how many floaters ! ' ' Four hundred I ' Somewhat akin to the footers are ... These floaters and men ' on the fence ' used in the olden times to be the ..."

2. "An American commoner": the life and times of Richard Parks Bland. A study by William Vincent Byars (1900)
"The Northwest as the Hope of America Against "floaters in Blocks of Five."—Illinois as a Keystone State.— The Surrender of the Presidency to New York the ..."

3. The Story of a Page: Thirty Years of Public Service and Public Discussion in by John Langdon Heaton (1913)
"... REFORM 188O-1912 Indiana in 1880—Vice-President Arthur and "Soap"—"Frying the Fat" in 1888—"floaters" in "Blocks of Five"—Corruption Stirs the States to ..."

4. Elements of Glass and Glass Making by Benjamin Franklin Biser, Julius Arnold Koch (1899)
"The use of rings or "floaters" in pots and furnaces is recommended, as they displace but little glass, and while they do not prevent these faults, ..."

5. History of Labour in the United States by John Rogers Commons, Don Divance Lescohier, Elizabeth Brandeis (1918)
"The floaters and foreign-speaking workingmen, 523. Success of the miners, 623. The garment workers' unions, 524. Progress of the trade- agreement'idea, 624. ..."

6. The Alps: Or, Sketches of Life and Nature in the Mountains by Hermann Alexander von Berlepsch (1861)
"TIMBER FELLERS AND floaters. " CINQUE I sette! tre ! Cinque ! quatter ! due! Haha- hahaha!" rises in a hoarse roar from the osteria of ..."

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