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An example use of floater in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
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meanings of floater
An employee of a company who does not have fixed tasks to do but fills in wherever needed, usually when someone else is away.
Agent noun of float; one who or that which floats.
A policy covering property at more than one location or which may be in transit.
An unaffiliated player.
A kind of river mussel (genus Anodonta).
A voter who shifts from party to party, especially one whose vote can be purchased.
A book circulated between prisoners that is not part of the official prison library.
A maneuver in which a surfer transitions above the unbroken face of the wave onto the lip, or on top of the breaking section of the wave.
A pie floater.
One who votes illegally in various polling places or election districts, either under false registration made by himself or under the name of some properly registered person who has not already voted.
A person, such as a delegate to a convention or a member of a legislature, who represents an irregular constituency, such as one formed by a union of the voters of two counties neither of which has a number sufficient to be allowed a (or an extra) representative of its own.
A piece of faeces that floats.
A threadlike speck in the visual field that seems to move, possibly caused by degeneration of the vitreous humour.
A corpse floating in a body of water.
A coin which does not spin when thrown in the air.
A floating rate bond.
Someone who attaches themselves to a group of people, much to the dismay of that group, and repeatedly shows up to participate in group activities despite attempts to get rid of, or “flush," that person.
An "extra" male at a dinner party, or a young friend of the hostess, whose assignment is to entertain the female guests.