- floatcut file,
- floating assets,
- floating cartilage,
- floating charge
Origin of floater
Examples from the Web for floaters
These floaters that lie with deck almost awash will stand more hammering than a mud fort.The Mystery|Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
But the influx of tourists and "floaters" had indicated to him a less arduous form of labor.Roosevelt in the Bad Lands|H. Hagedorn.
They next enter the handlers (40-55) rounds of eight pits, six floaters and two dusters.Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
The great majority of floaters and illegal voters who were indicted never faced a trial jury.The Boss and the Machine|Samuel P. Orth
The water for as far as I could see was filled with buoys and glass balls (floaters to hold the nets) enclosed in netted ropes.The Land of the Long Night|Paul du Chaillu
- a person of no fixed political opinion
- a person who votes illegally in more than one district at one election
- a voter who can be bribed
"dead body found in water," 1890, U.S. slang, agent noun from float (v.).