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  • n. Plural form of float.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of float.


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  • The title floats above them in the John Hancock-ish script that is Martin’s trademark.

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  • I’m burning gut flab, a word floats in my head—beginning.


  • It floats, is practically weightless, and you can see it very well on the water.

    plastic bag as practice fly

  • For example, one of the ideas he floats is an upbringing that presents all religious views equally, including atheism, of course.

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  • * It occurs to me that i have to write a response to myself tomorrow, since the scatalogical generalization "crap floats" is obviously flawed.

    He had a Colt .45 and a deck of cards...

  • Earlier, across the Hudson River, the Giants rode in floats and many players carried video cameras to record the moment.

    Giants fans turn out to celebrate Super Bowl win

  • Riley Thornton, 5, of Lufkin floats on his bodyboard over North Gayle Street in Gilchrist after flooding covered the Bolivar Peninsula street.

    Flash flooding

  • On December 24, the parade known as Las Calendas fills the streets with floats from the different neighborhoods of the city, along with giant papier maché figures with people dancing inside them, and other marchers holding marmotas, translucent paper spheres lit from within and carried on poles.

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  • Throwing cabbages from floats is a dangerous game.


  • The body of a water moccasin floats atop the water.

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