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Floor meaning

floor - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; " I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
  2. 2. The bottom or lower part of any room; the part upon which we stand and upon which the movables in the room are supported.
  3. 3. The structure formed of beams, girders, etc., with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into stories. Floor in sense 1 is, then, the upper surface of floor in sense 2.
  4. 4. The surface, or the platform, of a structure on which we walk or travel; as, the floor of a bridge.
  5. 5. A story of a building. See Story.
  6. 6. The part of the house assigned to the members.
  7. 7. The right to speak.
  8. 8. That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.
  9. 9. A horizontal, flat ore body.
  10. 10. To cover with a floor; to furnish with a floor; as, to floor a house with pine boards.
  11. 11. To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down; hence, to silence by a conclusive answer or retort; as, to floor an opponent.
  12. 12. To finish or make an end of; as, to floor a college examination.
  13. 13. The structure formed of beams, girders, etc., with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into stories. in sense 1 is, then, the upper surface of floor in sense 2.
  14. 14. Bottom of a room; platform; story of a house.
  15. 15. To furnish with a floor.

floor - examples of usage

  1. He did not answer, and walked into the ground- floor room through the door which stood open. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Not the top floor- far from it. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
  3. Bates nodded his white head and stared at the floor. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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