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floor

floor

 
 
pronunciation:
flor
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the lowest surface in a room, on which one stands.
The dog lay on the floor under the table.
definition 2: the lowest supporting surface of any structure, such as a vehicle.
Her coffee spilled all over the floor of the car.
definition 3: the ground surface.
The divers explored the ocean floor.The forest floor is home to many types of fungi.
similar words:
bottom, depth
definition 4: a level of a building.
My office is on the tenth floor.
similar words:
story
definition 5: the right to speak to a group of people, as in a governmental assembly.
Who has the floor?
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: floored, flooring, floors
definition 1: to cover with or provide with a floor.
definition 2: to knock to the floor.
The fighter was floored by a quick combination.
similar words:
bowl over
definition 3: to throw into great confusion or consternation.
The news about her son floored me.
similar words:
rock
definition 4: to press (an automobile accelerator) to the floor.
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