Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That may be floated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That may be floated.

Etymologies

float +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A stream on the farm is either public or private; its being navigable or "floatable" (suitable for floating logs) determining which.

    Electricity for the farm Light, heat and power by inexpensive methods from the water wheel or farm engine

  • A constant input of "floatable" litter and debris washes over the dam from Spring Lake.

    Home News Tribune - News

  • The nuclear option for regulators would be to scrap money-market funds' fixed net asset value, or NAV, and make it floatable, like other mutual funds.

    Hidden Dangers Lurking In Money-Market Funds

  • The SEC also plans to propose scrapping money funds' fixed $1 net-asset value and make it floatable like other mutual funds.

    U.S. Sets Money-Market Plan

  • The second option is to scrap money-market funds' fixed NAV and make it floatable like other mutual funds, though Ms. Schapiro suggested she didn't yet support it.

    Schapiro Floats Money-Fund Fix

  • We invent a game called "Bash Ball" with two paddles and a floatable ball.

    We Will Elevate (Part Two)

  • Ann Wilson's dog, Tobias Bubba, gives her a look from his floatable board, which is tied to Wilson as she swims on Lake Norman outside of her home in Denver, N.C. Wilson swims in the lake while towing Tobias just about every day the weather permits.

    Travis Dove interview - Part B

  • Brian Todd reported earlier here in THE SITUATION ROOM that there is the technology out there and some military aircraft already have these floatable black boxes that don't necessarily sink to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, but stay ...

    CNN Transcript Jun 3, 2009

  • Its durable casing makes it waterproof and floatable, along with working in extremes like -40 degrees Fahrenheit and up to 21,000 feet above sea level.

    Phoning Home Without a Phone

  • The typical floatable debris from Combined Sewer Overflows includes street litter, sewage (e.g., condoms, tampons, applicators), and medical items (e.g., syringes), resin pellets, and other material that might have washed into the storm drains or from land runoff.

    Marine debris

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