be in motion due to some air or water current
be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with
move lightly, as if suspended
put into the water
make the surface of level or smooth
allow (currencies) to fluctuate
convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation
- A balloon floated across the sky.
- My weekend was boring I just floated about (the house) or watched TV.
- The parachutist floated gently down to earth.
- The logs floated down the river.