flotel

floatel

/ (fləʊˈtɛl) /

noun

(in the oil industry) an oil rig or boat used as accommodation for workers in off-shore oil fields

Nearby words

  1. flotation,
  2. flotation bags,
  3. flotation method,
  4. flotation tank,
  5. flote grass,
  6. flotilla,
  7. flotow,
  8. flotow, friedrich von,
  9. flotsam,
  10. flotsam and jetsam

Word Origin for flotel

C20: from float + hotel

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