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Definition of Floating heart
Floating heartFloating Float"ing, a.
1. Buoyed upon or in a fluid; a, the floating timbers of a
wreck; floating motes in the air.
2. Free or lose from the usual attachment; as, the floating
ribs in man and some other animals.
3. Not funded; not fixed, invested, or determined; as,
floating capital; a floating debt.
Trade was at an end. Floating capital had been
withdrawn in great masses from the island.
Floating anchor (Naut.), a drag or sea anchor; drag sail.
Floating battery (Mil.), a battery erected on rafts or the
hulls of ships, chiefly for the defense of a coast or the
bombardment of a place.
(a) A bridge consisting of rafts or timber, with a floor
of plank, supported wholly by the water; a bateau
bridge. See Bateau.
(b) (Mil.) A kind of double bridge, the upper one
projecting beyond the lower one, and capable of being
moved forward by pulleys; -- used for carrying troops
over narrow moats in attacking the outworks of a fort.
(c) A kind of ferryboat which is guided and impelled by
means of chains which are anchored on each side of a
stream, and pass over wheels on the vessel, the wheels
being driven by stream power.
(d) The landing platform of a ferry dock.
Floating cartilage (Med.), a cartilage which moves freely
in the cavity of a joint, and often interferes with the
functions of the latter.
(a) An anchored dam.
(b) A caisson used as a gate for a dry dock.
Floating derrick, a derrick on a float for river and harbor
use, in raising vessels, moving stone for harbor
Floating dock. (Naut.) See under Dock.
Floating harbor, a breakwater of cages or booms, anchored
and fastened together, and used as a protection to ships
riding at anchor to leeward. --Knight.
Floating heart (Bot.), a small aquatic plant (Limnanthemum
lacunosum) whose heart-shaped leaves float on the water
of American ponds.
Floating island, a dish for dessert, consisting of custard
with floating masses of whipped cream or white of eggs.
Floating kidney. (Med.) See Wandering kidney, under
Floating light, a light shown at the masthead of a vessel
moored over sunken rocks, shoals, etc., to warn mariners
of danger; a light-ship; also, a light erected on a buoy
or floating stage.
Floating liver. (Med.) See Wandering liver, under
Floating pier, a landing stage or pier which rises and
falls with the tide.
Floating ribs (Anat.), the lower or posterior ribs which
are not connected with the others in front; in man they
are the last two pairs.
Floating screed (Plastering), a strip of plastering first
laid on, to serve as a guide for the thickness of the
Floating threads (Weaving), threads which span several
other threads without being interwoven with them, in a
Meaning of Floating heart from wikipedia
- predators. Some other familiar examples
of aquatic plants might include floating heart
lily, lotus, and water
hyacinth. The prin****l factor
- lily Nymphaea. Nymphoides
are aquatic plants
with submerged roots
and floating leaves
that hold the small flowers above
- commonly known
as crested floating
, is an aquatic plant
of the family Menyanthaceae native
Asia. It has cordate floating leaves
We Are Floating
is the third studio album
by English space
rock band Spiritualized, released
on 16 June 1997. The album
lily, yellow floating heart
, floating heart
marshwort) is perennial, rooted aquatic plant
with floating leaves
of the family...
- Floating Weeds
(****anese: 浮草, Hepburn: Ukikusa) is a 1959 ****anese drama directed
by Yasujirō Ozu, starring Nakamura
Ganjirō II and Machiko
Kyō. It is...
into the Night
is the debut studio album
by American singer Julee
Cruise. It was released
12, 1989 on Warner
Bros. Records, and features...
seminealis, the floating
moth, is a moth in the family
Crambidae. It was described
by Francis Walker
in 1859. It is found
- District) Float
Lake Floating Heart
Lake (Ni****ing District) Floating Heart
Lake (Thunder Bay District) Floating Island
Rock Lake Flood
- 1989's Be Yourself
and Pia Zadora recorded
" on 1989's Pia Z. The release
of No Sound
But a Heart
in the United States
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