Definition of Floatings
1. floating [n] - See also: floating
Lexicographical Neighbors of Floatings
Literary usage of Floatings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of the Postal Microscopical Society by Postal Microscopical Society (1882)
"The floatings are best kept in flat, " shouldered " pill-boxes, care being taken to label ... Dry the floatings. Perhaps it may also be found needful to— 6. ..."
2. Report on the Recent Forminifera of the Malay Archipelago Contained in by Fortescue William Millet (1904)
"Plastic mud, brownish tinted, rich in floatings. „ 3. Brownish mud with lumps of blueish clay throughout, residue about one quarter-pound and ..."
3. The Midland Naturalist: Journal of the Midland Union of Natural History edited by Edward W. Badger, William Jerome Harrison, William Hillhouse (1878)
"It is possible that when a clay has failed to yield any more " floatings," after a second drying it may produce some. If the clay under examination be ..."
4. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1902)
"The absence or the scarcity of specimens in some of the samples may be due, in part at least, to the circumstances that it was only the first floatings from ..."
5. Modern Microscopy: A Handbook for Beginners and Students by M. I. Cross, Martin J. Cole (1922)
"The material left in this second sieve, known as ' washings,' is not so pure as the ' floatings/ for it contains a large percentage of broken forms and ..."