Three floating innertubes.
- A raft that is supported by water and that remains on the surface of the swimming pool is an example of something that is floating.
- A variable interest rate on your mortgage is an example of a floating rate.
The definition of floating is something that is buoyed up by water or air, or something that can fluctuate and change.
- that floats
- not fixed; not remaining in one place; moving about
- designating an unfunded, short-term debt resulting from current operations and having no specified date for repayment
- not permanently invested; available for current expenses: floating capital
- Mech. designating or of parts, as in a suspension, that reduce force or vibration
- Med. displaced from the normal position and moving more freely: a floating kidney
- Buoyed on or suspended in or as if in a fluid.
- Not secured in place; unattached.
- Inclined to move or be moved about: a floating meeting; floating crap games.
- a. Permitted to rise or fall in response to the market: a floating exchange rate; a floating interest rate.b. Having an exchange rate or interest rate that rises or falls in response to the market: a floating currency; a floating loan.
- Being short-term debt that is continuously refinanced.
- Economics Available for use; in circulation. Used of capital.
- Designed or constructed to operate smoothly and without vibration.
- Of or relating to an organ of the body that is movable or out of normal position: a floating kidney.
- That which floats or float.
- floating buoys
- Not fixed in position, opinion etc.; free to move or drift.
- The outcome of the forthcoming election is still unclear due to the large number of floating voters.
- In China, the large floating population has tended to gravitate to cities.
- You can drag the floating toolbars to any position on the screen.
- (linguistics, of a tone) that is not attached to any consonant or vowel within its morpheme.
- Present participle of float.
- (in the plural) Material that floats in a liquid.