Origin of floatage
First recorded in 1620–30
- an act of floating.
- the state of floating.
- floating power; buoyancy.
- anything that floats; flotsam.
- the part of a ship above the water line.
Origin of flotage
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Historical Examples of floatage
Boil the butter, and add to it a small quantity of sugar and salt, and skim off floatage.Gold, Sport, And Coffee Planting In Mysore
Robert H. Elliot
- a variant spelling of flotage
- the act or state of floating; flotation
- buoyancy; power or ability to float
- objects or material that float on the surface of the water; flotsam
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