Definition of Flotage

1. n. The state of floating.



Definition of Flotage

1. Noun. The state of floating. ¹

2. Noun. That which floats on the sea or in rivers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flotage

1. the act of floating [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flotage

flossed
flosser
flossers
flosses
flossie
flossier
flossies
flossiest
flossification
flossily
flossing
flossings
flosslike
flossy
flota
flotage (current term)
flotages
flotant
flotas
flotation
flotation constant
flotation cost
flotation device
flotation method
flotational
flotations
flote
flotel
flotels
floterial

Literary usage of Flotage

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

1. French Forest Ordinance of 1669: With Historical Sketch of Previous by France (1883)
"... fisheries, and other edifices within the limits of navigable and flotage rivers, without having obtained our permission, or that of our predecessors, ..."

2. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"... sticks and straws, anil trailing flotage carried down a river in flood ; also liko- ... stream straws and flotage. ..."

3. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"The New Jersey lighterage case. Needs for union lighterage service. Cost of delivering railroad freight at New York. Bush, flotage cost. ..."

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