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2 entries found for float.
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Main Entry: 1float
Pronunciation: primarystressflomacrt
Function: noun
1 : an act or instance of floating
2 : something that floats: as a : a device (as a cork) that holds up the baited end of a fishing line b : a floating platform anchored near a shoreline for use by swimmers or boats c : a hollow ball that controls the flow or level of the liquid it floats on (as in a tank) d : a watertight structure that holds up an airplane on water
3 : a vehicle with a platform used to carry an exhibit in a parade; also : the vehicle and exhibit together
4 : a drink consisting of ice cream floating in a beverage

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