- The bottom or lower part of any room; the supporting surface of a room.
Etymology: Old English flor, flÅr. Cognate with Dutch vloer, German Flur "field, floor, entrance hall", Swedish flor "floor of a cow stall". Perhaps related to Irish urlír, Gaelic lír "floor, ground, earth", Welsh llawr.
- the room has a wooden floor
- The lower inside surface of a hollow space
- the ocean floor
- the floor of a cave
- A structure formed of beams, girders, etc, with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into storeys/story, stories.
- The supporting surface or platform of a structure such as a bridge.
- A storey/story of a building.
- live on the third floor
- In a parliament, the part of the house assigned to the members, as opposed to the viewing gallery.
- Hence, the right to speak at a given time in a legislative assembly.
- the senator has the floor
- be given the floor
- (nautical) That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.
- (mining) The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit.
- (mining) A horizontal, flat ore body.
- (mathematics) The largest integer less than or equal to a given number.
- the floor of 4.5 is 4
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