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Definition of Floor

Floor
Floor Floor, n. [AS. fl?r; akin to D. vloer, G. flur field, floor, entrance hall, Icel. fl?r floor of a cow stall, cf. Ir. & Gael. lar floor, ground, earth, W. llawr, perh. akin to L. planus level. Cf. Plain smooth.] 1. The bottom or lower part of any room; the part upon which we stand and upon which the movables in the room are supported. 2. The structure formed of beams, girders, etc., with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into stories. Floor in sense 1 is, then, the upper surface of floor in sense 2. 3. The surface, or the platform, of a structure on which we walk or travel; as, the floor of a bridge. 4. A story of a building. See Story. 5. (Legislative Assemblies) (a) The part of the house assigned to the members. (b) The right to speak. [U.S.] Note: Instead of he has the floor, the English say, he is in possession of the house. 6. (Naut.) That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal. 7. (Mining) (a) The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit. (b) A horizontal, flat ore body. --Raymond. Floor cloth, a heavy fabric, painted, varnished, or saturated, with waterproof material, for covering floors; oilcloth. Floor cramp, an implement for tightening the seams of floor boards before nailing them in position. Floor light, a frame with glass panes in a floor. Floor plan. (a) (Shipbuilding) A longitudinal section, showing a ship as divided at the water line. (b) (Arch.) A horizontal section, showing the thickness of the walls and partitions, arrangement of passages, apartments, and openings at the level of any floor of a house.

Meaning of Floor from wikipedia

- floor is the bottom surface of a room or vehicle. Floors vary from simple dirt in a cave to many layered surfaces made with modern technology. Floors...
- "On the Floor" is a song recorded by American singer Jennifer Lopez for her seventh studio album, Love? (2011). Featuring American rapper Pitbull, it...
- In architecture and building engineering, a floor plan is a technical drawing to scale, showing a view from above, of the relationships between rooms...
- English) or story (American English) is any level part of a building with a floor that could be used by people (for living, work, storage, recreation, etc...
- A floor tom or low tom is a double-headed tom-tom drum which usually stands on the floor on three legs. However, they can also be attached to a cymbal...
- majority floor leader and a minority floor leader. For the Senate, there is the Majority Floor Leader of the Senate and the Minority Floor Leader of...
- The thirteenth floor is a designation of a level of a multi-level building that is often omitted in countries where the number 13 is considered unlucky...
- Floor Jansen (Dutch: [ˈfloːr ˈjɑnsə(n)]; born 21 February 1981) is a Dutch singer and songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of Finnish symphonic metal...
- The pelvic floor or pelvic diaphragm is composed of muscle fibers of the levator ani, the coccygeus muscle, and ****ociated connective tissue which span...
- Look up dance floor or dancefloor in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Dance floor may refer to: Sprung floor, a floor to enhance performance and reduce...