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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.
We find him in a frail bark of skins, launching himself in a stream at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, and floating down from river to river, as they empty themselves into each other; and so he might have kept on upward of two thousand miles, until his little bark should drift into the ocean.
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.
"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.
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.
Look!" 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.
[USPRwire, Tue Aug 27 2019] Conceived to surmount land availability issues, floating solar panels have started to grab attention globally for solar companies and land speculators have gobbled up scarce land.
[ClickPress, Tue Aug 27 2019] Conceived to surmount land availability issues, floating solar panels have started to grab attention globally for solar companies and land speculators have gobbled up scarce land.
7.10.3 Adwen Floating Offshore Wind Power Production, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2014-2019)
Pending results of the feasibility study, the consortium will start constructing a floating offshore wind farm in 2022, with possible power production start-up in 2024.
Floating solar farms are currently the latest trend in the solar industry.
PS10, theworks.co.uk BESTWAY FLIP-PILLOW LOUNGE POOL CHAIR: This fun floating chair even has a drinks holder and adjustable flip-pillow backrest.
A floating currency will force firms and investors to hedge against fluctuations.
'Nakipag-coordinate na kami sa 65 countries at sa Pilipinas lang nagkakaroon ng ganitong floating cocaine,' Aquino said in an interview with DZMM.