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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. float: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  2. float: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  3. float: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  4. float: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  5. float: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  6. float: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Float: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  8. float: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  9. float: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  10. float: Rhymezone [home, info]
  11. float: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  12. Float: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. float: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  14. Float, Float (woodworking), Float (song), Float (sculpture), Float (project management), Float (parade), Float (nautical), Float (money supply), Float (liquid level), Float (horse-drawn), Float (fishing), Float (finance), Float (film), Float (computing), Float (breakdance move), Float (bartending technique), Float (Styles P album), Float (Flogging Molly album), Float (CSS attribute), Float (Aesop Rock album): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. float: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. float: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. float: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  18. float: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  19. float: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  20. float: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  21. float: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  22. float: Wiktionary [home, info]
  23. float: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  24. float, Float: Wordnik [home, info]
  25. float, float: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  26. float: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  27. float: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  28. float: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  29. float: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  30. float: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. FLOAT: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]
  2. float: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (15 matching dictionaries)
  1. Float: Yahoo Tax Center Glossary [home, info]
  2. float: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  3. Float: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  4. float, Float (finance): Financial dictionary [home, info]
  5. float: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  6. Float: Investopedia [home, info]
  7. Float: MonsterMoving Mortgage Glossary [home, info]
  8. Float: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  9. Float: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  10. float: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  11. FLOAT: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  12. float: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  13. float: Travel Industry Dictionary [home, info]
  14. float: Webster's New World Finance & Investment Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Float: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. float, Float (finance), Float (CSS attribute): Encyclopedia [home, info]
  2. float: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. float: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. float: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. float: Idioms [home, info]
  2. FLOAT: Acronym Finder [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. float: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. float, float: Urban Dictionary [home, info]
  2. float: Colloquial Speech of Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canada [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Float: Sports Definitions [home, info]
  2. Float: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]
  3. float: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. float: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  2. Float: Urban Conservation Glossary [home, info]
  3. FLOAT: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  4. float: Master Mariner [home, info]
  5. Float: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (float)

noun:  something that remains on the surface of a liquid
noun:  a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco
noun:  an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade
noun:  the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public
noun:  the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
noun:  a drink with ice cream floating in it
verb:  circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with ("The Republicans are floating the idea of a tax reform")
verb:  convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation ("Float data")
verb:  allow (currencies) to fluctuate ("The government floated the ruble for a few months")
verb:  make the surface of level or smooth ("Float the plaster")
verb:  put into the water ("Float a ship")
verb:  move lightly, as if suspended ("The dancer floated across the stage")
verb:  set afloat ("He floated the logs down the river")
verb:  be in motion due to some air or water current
verb:  be afloat; stay on a liquid surface; not sink

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Words similar to float:   drift, blow, floated, floating, floaty, swim, be adrift, buoy, hover, ice-cream float, ice-cream soda, raft, waft, more...

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