1. [ noun ] (finance) a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)
Related terms: debt_instrument
2. [ noun ] (medicine) spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
Synonyms: muscae_volitantes spots_before_the_eyes spots musca_volitans
Related terms: symptom
3. [ noun ] an object that floats or is capable of floating
Related terms: object iceberg float
4. [ noun ] a swimmer who floats in the water
Related terms: swimmer float
5. [ noun ] (politics) a voter who votes illegally at different polling places in the same election
Related terms: voter
6. [ noun ] (work) an employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed
Related terms: employee
7. [ noun ] a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
Synonyms: drifter vagrant vagabond
Related terms: wanderer poor_person tramp sundowner beachcomber
8. [ noun ] (law,writing) an insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
Synonyms: floating_policy
Related terms: policy
Similar spelling:   flatter