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noun 
  1. The bottom or lower part of any room; the supporting surface of a room.
the room has a wooden floor
  1. The lower inside surface of a hollow space
the ocean floor
the floor of a cave
  1. A structure formed of beams, girders, etc, with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into storeys/story, stories.
  2. The supporting surface or platform of a structure such as a bridge.
  3. A storey/story of a building.
live on the third floor
  1. In a parliament, the part of the house assigned to the members, as opposed to the viewing gallery.
  2. Hence, the right to speak at a given time in a legislative assembly.
the senator has the floor
be given the floor
  1. (nautical) That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.
  2. (mining) The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit.
  3. (mining) A horizontal, flat ore body.
  4. (mathematics) The largest integer less than or equal to a given number.
the floor of 4.5 is 4
Translations: 
  • Dutch: etage, verdieping
  • French: parole
  • German: Etage(de)f
  • Italian: piano(it)m
  • Spanish: piso (italbrac, Latin America), planta (italbrac, Spain)
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.


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