how to pronounce floating


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the above transcription of floating is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

floating is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of floating in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… speaking extensively on floating rights …”

meanings of floating


  1. Not fixed in position, opinion etc.; free to move or drift.
  2. That floats or float.
  3. That is not attached to any consonant or vowel within its morpheme.


  1. Material that floats in a liquid.
  2. The motion of something that floats.
  3. The spreading of plaster on the surface of walls.


  1. Present participle of float.

floating frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word floating occurs in english on average 16.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics floating can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that floating can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with floating


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