Definition of Floated

1. Verb. (past of float) ¹



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Definition of Floated

1. float [v] - See also: float

Lexicographical Neighbors of Floated

flixing
flixweed
flixweeds
float
float-zone silicon
float around
float someone's boat
floatable
floatage
floatages
floatant
floatants
floatation
floatations
floated (current term)
floatel
floatels
floater
floaters
floatier
floaties
floatiest
floatiness
floating
floating(a)
floating-moss
floating-point notation
floating-point number
floating-point operation

Literary usage of Floated

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1909)
"The majority sank quickly, but some which, whilst green, floated for a very short time, when dried floated much longer; for instance, ripe hazel-nuts sank ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"The majority sank quickly, but some which, whilst green, floated for a very short time, when dried floated much longer; for instance, ripe hazel-nuts sank ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"But he, enkindled by the word divine, Sprang onward o'er the plain ; and all the plain Was flooded with such torrent, that thereon floated the shining ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... may be above one that are figured by irregularly floated materials, ... may be floated irregularly upon the surface to produce ornamental effects, ..."

5. Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum (1900)
"CHAPTER VI Departur. from Rio de Janeiro—Tho Spray ashore on the sands of Uruguay—A narrow escape from shipwreck—The boy who found a sloop—The Spray floated ..."

6. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1892)
"... l eighty feet by thirty feet, constructed on shore, I floated into position, and then sunk until the I bottom rested on the bed of the river, ..."

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