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Noun: floor  flor
  1. The inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"; "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors";
    - flooring
  2. A structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    "what floor is the office on?";
    - level, storey, story
  3. A lower limit
    "the government established a wage floor";
    - base
  4. The ground on which people and animals move about
    "the fire spared the forest floor"
  5. The bottom surface of any lake or other body of water
  6. The lower inside surface of any hollow structure
    "the floor of the pelvis"; "the floor of the cave"
  7. The occupants of a floor
    "the whole floor complained about the lack of heat"
  8. The parliamentary right to address an assembly
    "the chairman granted him the floor"
  9. The legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business
    "there was a motion from the floor"
  10. A large room in an exchange where the trading is done
    "he is a floor trader";
    - trading floor
Verb: floor  flor
  1. Greatly surprise
    "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted";
    - shock, ball over, blow out of the water, take aback
  2. Knock down with force
    "He floored his opponent";
    - deck [informal], coldcock [N. Amer, informal], dump, knock down
  3. Silence by a conclusive answer, surprise response, etc.
    "We were floored by his confession"
  4. Cover or supply with a floor

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Derived forms: floors, floored, flooring

Type of: assemblage, beat, construction, control, dry land, earth, Earth's surface, gathering, ground, hall, horizontal surface, land, level, right, room, solid ground, structure, surface, surprise, terra firma

Part of: building, cave, edifice, exchange, hall, hallway, lake, room

Encyclopedia: Floor