[ floh-tij ]
/ ˈfloʊ tɪdʒ /
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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Examples from the Web for flotage
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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