Definition of Floatings

1. floating [n] - See also: floating



Lexicographical Neighbors of Floatings

floating palette
floating palettes
floating patella
floating point
floating point operation
floating point operations
floating policy
floating ribs
floating spleen
floating villus
floating vote
floating voter
floating voters
floating votes
floatingly
floatings (current term)
floatplane
floatplanes
floats
floatstick
floaty
flob
flobbed
flobbergrast
flobbergrasted
flobbergrasting
flobbergrasts
flobbing
flobby
flobs

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 ..."

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