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Float

Spanish
English

float
N

float
N

float
N

float
N

float
N

float
N


to float
V


to float
VTI

to float
V

to float
V


boya
NF
net float
N

corcho
NM
N

floating
ADJ

floating
ADJ

floating
ADJ

floating
ADJ

floating
ADJ

flotador
NM

coma flotante
floating point

operación con coma flotante
floating point operation

non-floating log
N

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English Definitions

float
N
the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
float
N
the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public
float
N
a drink with ice cream floating in it
float
N
an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade
float
N
a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco
float
N
something that floats on the surface of water
float
N
an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy
float
V
be in motion due to some air or water current
float
V
be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
float
V
set afloat
float
V
circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with
float
V
move lightly, as if suspended
float
V
put into the water
float
V
make the surface of level or smooth
float
V
allow (currencies) to fluctuate
float
V
convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation
N
the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
floatation
N
financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
floater
N
spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
floater
N
a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)
floater
N
a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
floater
N
an employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed
floater
N
a voter who votes illegally at different polling places in the same election
floater
N
a swimmer who floats in the water
floater
N
an object that floats or is capable of floating
floater
N
an insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
floating
N
the act of someone who floats on the water
floating
borne up by or suspended in a liquid
floating
continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
floating
inclined to move or be moved about
floating
(of a part of the body) not firmly connected; movable or out of normal position
floating
not definitely committed to a party or policy
floating bridge
N
a temporary bridge built over a series of pontoons
floating dock
N
dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised
floating dry dock
N
dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised
floating fern
N
pantropical aquatic fern
floating fern
N
aquatic fern of tropical America often used in aquariums
floating fern
N
small free-floating aquatic fern from the eastern United States to tropical America; naturalized in western and southern Europe
floating mine
N
an explosive mine designed to destroy ships that bump into it
floating policy
N
an insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
floating voter
N
a voter who has no allegiance to any political party and whose unpredictable decisions can swing the outcome of an election one way or the other
floating-moss
N
free-floating aquatic ferns
floating-point notation
N
a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent
floating-point number
N
a number represented in floating-point notation
floating-point operation
N
an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers
floating-point representation system
N
a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent
N
a seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water
tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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