Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, represented as if floating either in the air, as a bird or flag, or in the water. As applied to a bird, it is synonymous with disclosed.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Her.) Represented as flying or streaming in the air.
- Old French flotant, (French flottant), present participle of floter ("to float"). (Wiktionary)
“Sure Pfizer is the corprate Trump of the fly flotant world, but wheres the humor?”
“As for terminal tackle you should have a vest (or a shirt with large front pockets), fly box, forceps, nippers, indicators, flotant, some split shot, and a few leaders and tippets in around 6X.”
“I quickly tied on a Royal Wulff and slapped on some flotant.”
“The ANC logo is a black African shield in the form of a pointed oval with a narrow white border and canton, the latter bearing six narrow black horizontal bars, surmounted in the centre by a spear erect the shaft white bearing a narrow black vertical line and the blade facetted vertically, white and black, held by a right hand issuant from behind an eight-spoked wheel set to the viewer's right, both white, the rim and spaces between the spokes of the wheel, black, flotant from the upper shaft of the spear and partly surmounting the wheel,”
“La biblioteca té forma d’una U gegant i rodona; elevada i flotant, com si d’un núvol es tractès.”
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