Definitions For Float

noun

  • An air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy
  • Something that floats on the surface of water
  • A hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco
  • An elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade
  • A drink with ice cream floating in it
  • The number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public
  • The time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • To rest on top of a liquid
  • To be carried along by moving water or air
  • To cause (something) to rest on top of a liquid : to cause (something) to float

verb

  • Convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation
  • Allow (currencies) to fluctuate
  • Make the surface of level or smooth
  • Put into the water
  • Move lightly, as if suspended
  • Set afloat
  • Be in motion due to some air or water current
  • Be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
  • Circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with

Is Float a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
9

The word Float is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Float in a Sentence

  • We are building a float for the homecoming parade.
  • The crew put the cargo on the float before heading back down the river
  • She was floating on her back.
  • Ice floating in the river
  • Will this material sink or float?

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