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Synonyms for floating

Synonyms for floating

the act of someone who floats on the water

borne up by or suspended in a liquid

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continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

inclined to move or be moved about

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(of a part of the body) not firmly connected

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not definitely committed to a party or policy

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Floating on before me, the child led the way to a wharf crowded with travelers and their luggage.
A half-formed decision to risk an attempt to swim under water to the temple was crystallizing in spite of the fact that any chance Wieroo flying above the stream might easily see him, when again a floating object bumped against him from behind and lodged across his back.
And then, just at that moment, the old man's hat came floating by; and I got into it because I did not want to be drowned.
On every breeze, bright, airy spirits came floating by; some fanned her cheek with their cool breath, and waved her long hair to and fro, while others rang the flower-bells, and made a pleasant rustling among the leaves.
But we didn't tumble to the roof," said the girl; "by the time we reached here we were floating very slowly, and I'm almost sure we could float down to the street without getting hurt.
So, with a snort and a neigh and a whisk of his short tail he trotted off the roof into the air and at once began floating downward to the street.
Soon a torrent of vivid sparks fell around them -- then, at last, the volcano was extinguished -- then all was dark and still -- the floating bark and heaving ocean.
For an instant, without an exclamation, without a cry for help, Athos tried to sustain himself on the surface of the waters, but the weight dragged him down; he disappeared by degrees; soon nothing was to be seen except his long, floating hair; then both men disappeared and the bubbling of the water, which, in its turn, was soon effaced, alone indicated the spot where these two had sunk.
and D'Artagnan, obliging Athos to look in the direction he pointed, showed him the body of Mordaunt floating on its back, which, sometimes submerged, sometimes rising, seemed still to pursue the four friends with looks of insult and mortal hatred.
According to the feasibility test, Floating Net achieved a damping two times more effective than when it was not attached to the tank.
The floating rate with a cap offers the prepayment flexibility of a floating rate but with the protection of a maximum rate, or a cap.
26,799,000 class B4 Floating Rate Notes, Due February 2039 'A+';