Definition of Floss. Meaning of Floss. Synonyms of Floss

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Definition of Floss

Floss
Floss Floss, n. A body feather of an ostrich. Flosses are soft, and gray from the female and black from the male.
Floss
Floss Floss, n. [Cf. G. floss a float.] 1. A small stream of water. [Eng.] 2. Fluid glass floating on iron in the puddling furnace, produced by the vitrification of oxides and earths which are present. Floss hole. (a) A hole at the back of a puddling furnace, at which the slags pass out. (b) The tap hole of a melting furnace. --Knight.
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Floss Floss (?; 195), n. [It. floscio flabby, soft, fr. L. fluxus flowing, loose, slack. See Flux, n.] 1. (Bot.) The slender styles of the pistillate flowers of maize; also called silk. 2. Untwisted filaments of silk, used in embroidering. Floss silk, silk that has been twisted, and which retains its loose and downy character. It is much used in embroidery. Called also floxed silk. Floss thread, a kind of soft flaxen yarn or thread, used for embroidery; -- called also linen floss, and floss yarn. --McElrath.

Meaning of Floss from wikipedia

- software (FOSS or F/OSS), or free/libre and open-source software (FLOSS or F/LOSS—FLOSS is the FSF-preferred term). Although there is almost a complete...
- Floss may refer to: Floß, in English spelling: Floss, a muni****lity in Bavaria, Germany Floß (river), in English spelling: Floss, a river of Bavaria...
- Dental floss (or simply floss) is a cord of thin filaments used to remove food and dental plaque from between teeth in areas a toothbrush is unable to...
- The floss or flossing is a dance move in which a person repeatedly swings their arms, with clenched fists, from the back of their body to the front, on...
- The Mill on the Floss is a novel by George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), first published in three volumes in 1860 by William Blackwood. The first American edition...
- Mental Floss (stylized mental_floss) is an online magazine and its related American digital, print, and e-commerce media company focused on millennials...
- Floß is a muni****lity in the district of Neustadt an der Waldnaab in Bavaria, Germany. The civil parish Floß is composed of 35 official named districts...
- Cantonese Yale: yuk6 sung1), also known as meat wool, meat floss, pork floss, beef floss, abon, pork sung or yuk sung, is a dried meat product with a...
- The FLOSS Manuals (FM) is a non-profit foundation founded in 2006 by Adam Hyde and based in the Netherlands. The foundation is focused on the creation...
- Herbert Floss or Herbert Floß (25 August 1912 – 22 October 1943) was an SS functionary of **** Germany who served as acting commander of the Sobibor extermination...
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