- 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.
Idioms about floor
Origin of floor
OTHER WORDS FROM floorfloorless, adjectiveun·der·floor, nounun·floor, verb (used with object)
How to use floor in a sentence
So to able to ride that wave and get on the ground floor to be in production vehicles as well was of particular interest for us.Mobileye taps Luminar to supply lidar for its robotaxi fleet|Kirsten Korosec|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
Latria is split between two planes, one above the fog in the highest floors of the tower, and another way below the fog, knee deep in mud and blood.‘Demon’s Souls’ review: The ideal PlayStation 5 launch game|Gene Park|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Facing a familiar foeBjerg joined the squad and promptly found himself sleeping on the floor in a teammate’s room in San Jose.
Bezos and his wife initially packed up Amazon orders while kneeling on a concrete floor.Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on Big Business, outer space and The Washington Post|James Ledbetter|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The bill, called the Keeping All Students Safe Act, would enact a national ban on restraints that can restrict breathing, including prone restraint where students are held face down on the floor and supine where they are held face up.National Ban on School Use of Seclusion and Restraint of Students Introduced in Congress|by Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica and Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
“I am just floored by this,” Jo Farrell, now 83, told The Denver Post eight years ago when the allegations first surfaced.
Inside the wax floored examining room, I sat up on the powder blue table with my shirt off.
Rachael Leigh Cook: That M. Night Shyamalan thing totally floored me.‘She’s All That' 15th Anniversary: Cast and Crew Reminisce About the Making of the ‘90s Classic|Marlow Stern|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I was floored,” says neurosurgeon Paulo Niemeyer, who had contacted Batista for the event.The Rise And Fall Of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His reply floored me: He said he had received sexually explicit texts from an old cellphone number that had belonged to me.Busting a Cyberstalker: How Carla Franklin Fought Back—and Triumphed|Abigail Pesta|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He had often been floored by argument and coughed down by contempt, but he seemed alike insensible to sarcasm and to insult.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
The nave and porch were floored with plain red tesserae: in the apse was a simple mosaic panel in red, black and white.
Up very early and removed the things out of my chamber into the dining room, it being to be new floored this day.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
The rais house was a typical sample of the ordinary mountain cabin; walled with rough stone rubble, and floored with beaten earth.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
It was the 'Æneid,' and I began at your bookmark and tried to stagger through a page, but it floored me.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
British Dictionary definitions for floor
Word Origin for floor
Other Idioms and Phrases with floor
see ground floor; mop up the floor with; sink through the floor; take the floor; walk the floor.