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.
Floss
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

- Look up floss in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Floss commonly refers to: Dental floss Meat floss Floss (dance) Floss may also refer to: Floß, in English...
- adoption and promotion of FOSS, with the former preferring to use the terms FLOSS, free or libre. "Free and open-source software" (FOSS) is an umbrella term...
- Floss, Flozze, Flozzam, Flozz Floß, Vlozze and Flôt. There are various views on the origin of the name Floß for both the town of Floß and the Floß river:...
- Dental floss is a cord of thin filaments used in interdental cleaning to remove food and dental plaque from between teeth or places a toothbrush has difficulty...
- The floss is a po****r dance move in which a person repeatedly swings their arms, with clenched fists, from the back of their body to the front, on each...
- The Mill on the Floss is a novel by English author George Eliot, first published in three volumes on 4 April 1860 by William Blackwood and Sons. The first...
- Meat floss, also known as pork or yuk sung (Chinese: 肉鬆; pinyin: ròusōng; Jyutping: juk6 sung1 ; Mandarin Chinese: [ɻôʊsʊ́ŋ]), is a dried meat product...
- Mental Floss (stylized as mental_floss) is an online magazine and its related American digital, print, and e-commerce media company focused on millennials...
- Jewish Community of Floß existed until 2 April 1942. It was located in the only Jewish ghetto in Bavaria, the Judenberg in Floß. I is likely that some...
- Ceiba speciosa, the floss silk tree (formerly Chorisia speciosa), is a species of deciduous tree that is native to the tropical and subtropical forests...