- the bottom of a hull.
- any of a number of deep, transverse framing members at the bottom of a steel or iron hull, generally interrupted by and joined to any vertical keel or keelsons.
- the lowermost member of a frame in a wooden vessel.
verb (used with object)
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Idioms for floor
Origin of floor
OTHER WORDS FROM floorfloorless, adjectiveun·der·floor, nounun·floor, verb (used with object)
Words nearby floor
Example sentences from the Web for floor
Finally, installing data centers on the ocean floor is, surprisingly, much faster than building them on land.Microsoft Had a Crazy Idea to Put Servers Under Water—and It Totally Worked|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|September 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
At home, many kids have more freedom to lie on the floor, pace around, move to another room or take breaks as needed.Healthy screen time is one challenge of distance learning|Kathryn Hulick|September 11, 2020|Science News For Students
The guy is swatting layups every other time down the floor, it seems.We Could Have Watched Raptors-Celtics Game 6 All Day|Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
I think we’ve really reset our floor for what monthly success and targets look like.‘We’ve really reset our floor’: How The Atlantic gained 300,000 new subscribers in the past 12 months|Max Willens|September 10, 2020|Digiday
Westbrook’s poor shooting and inability to space the floor can grind Houston’s offense to a halt.The Rockets’ New Starting Lineup Is Just Scratching The Surface Of Its Potential|Michael Pina|September 8, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It was a Senate floor soap opera over none other than a soap-opera producer.
When I saw the fire in the restaurant, I ran down to the floor below, where I was trapped between flames above and below.‘We’re Going to Die’: Survivors Recount Greek Ferry Fire Horror|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Twin girls, Greta and Grace, run around the floor in circles, wearing pink playsuits with tiny pink wings attached.
We lived in a coed dorm, with the first and third floors housing the young men, and the second floor housing the girls.
I had no idea what time it was or how long I had been on the second floor.
The rooms are lofty, and all on one floor, because the Burmese do not like to live in rooms with people above.From Edinburgh to India & Burmah|William G. Burn Murdoch
When he heard him ring the bell on the second floor, an uneasy expression came over his face.The Goose Man|Jacob Wassermann
Shaughnessy, with a haggard glance at the motionless form on the floor, rose and walked uncertainly to an easy chair.The Lash|Olin L. Lyman
An officer of Uhlans took me in and shared his bed on the floor of a cabin.Twenty Years in Europe|Samuel H. M. Byers
There was a movement in the dark, and she was kneeling on the floor by his chair.Mortal Coils|Aldous Huxley
British Dictionary definitions for floor
Word Origin for floor
Idioms and Phrases with floor
see ground floor; mop up the floor with; sink through the floor; take the floor; walk the floor.