[ floh-tij ]
/ ˈfloʊ tɪdʒ /
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an act of floating.
the state of floating.
floating power; buoyancy.
anything that floats; flotsam.
the part of a ship above the water line.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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The trees grow in salt water several feet deep, where their labyrinth of roots and branches collect and hold sediment and flotage.
British Dictionary definitions for flotage
/ (ˈfləʊtɪdʒ) /
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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