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

- production and adoption of FOSS, with the former preferring to use the terms FLOSS or free/libre. "Free and open-source software" (FOSS) is an umbrella term...
- 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 is a cord of thin filaments used in interdental cleaning to remove food and dental plaque from between teeth, places a toothbrush has difficulty...
- Cotton candy, also known as fairy floss and candy floss, is a spun sugar confection that resembles cotton. It usually contains small amounts of flavoring...
- 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...
- Mental Floss (stylized as mental_floss) is an online magazine and its related American digital, print, and e-commerce media company focused on millennials...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Mill on the Floss is a novel by George Eliot, first published in three volumes in 1860 by William Blackwood. The first American edition was published...
- [ɻôusʊ́ŋ]; Chinese: 肉鬆; Cantonese Yale: yuk6 sung1), also known as meat floss, is a dried meat product with a light and fluffy texture similar to co****...