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In my new IFC comedy game show, 'Bunk,' we actually use our intern Patrick as a human timer - giving contestants the time it takes for him to wade through a bag of broken glass for a razor blade, to get gum out of his hair, to pick up every strand from a box of spaghetti I spill on the floor, etc, etc.
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Meaning of "floor" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FLOOR

Old English flōr; related to Old Norse flōrr, Middle Low German vlōr floor, Latin plānus level, Greek planan to cause to wander.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FLOOR

floor  [flɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FLOOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Floor is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb floor in English.

WHAT DOES FLOOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

floor

Floor

A floor is the walking surface of a room or vehicle. Floors vary from simple dirt in a cave to many-layered surfaces using modern technology. Floors may be stone, wood, bamboo, metal, or any other material that can support the expected load. The levels of a building are often referred to as floors although a more proper term is story or storey. Floors typically consist of a subfloor for support and a floor covering used to give a good walking surface. In modern buildings the subfloor often has electrical wiring, plumbing, and other services built in. As floors must meet many needs, some essential to safety, floors are built to strict building codes in the first world.

Definition of floor in the English dictionary

The first definition of floor in the dictionary is Also called: flooring. the inner lower surface of a room. Other definition of floor is a storey of a building. Floor is also a flat bottom surface in or on any structure.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO FLOOR

PRESENT

Present
I floor
you floor
he/she/it floors
we floor
you floor
they floor
Present continuous
I am flooring
you are flooring
he/she/it is flooring
we are flooring
you are flooring
they are flooring
Present perfect
I have floored
you have floored
he/she/it has floored
we have floored
you have floored
they have floored
Present perfect continuous
I have been flooring
you have been flooring
he/she/it has been flooring
we have been flooring
you have been flooring
they have been flooring
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I floored
you floored
he/she/it floored
we floored
you floored
they floored
Past continuous
I was flooring
you were flooring
he/she/it was flooring
we were flooring
you were flooring
they were flooring
Past perfect
I had floored
you had floored
he/she/it had floored
we had floored
you had floored
they had floored
Past perfect continuous
I had been flooring
you had been flooring
he/she/it had been flooring
we had been flooring
you had been flooring
they had been flooring
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will floor
you will floor
he/she/it will floor
we will floor
you will floor
they will floor
Future continuous
I will be flooring
you will be flooring
he/she/it will be flooring
we will be flooring
you will be flooring
they will be flooring
Future perfect
I will have floored
you will have floored
he/she/it will have floored
we will have floored
you will have floored
they will have floored
Future perfect continuous
I will have been flooring
you will have been flooring
he/she/it will have been flooring
we will have been flooring
you will have been flooring
they will have been flooring
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would floor
you would floor
he/she/it would floor
we would floor
you would floor
they would floor
Conditional continuous
I would be flooring
you would be flooring
he/she/it would be flooring
we would be flooring
you would be flooring
they would be flooring
Conditional perfect
I would have floor
you would have floor
he/she/it would have floor
we would have floor
you would have floor
they would have floor
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been flooring
you would have been flooring
he/she/it would have been flooring
we would have been flooring
you would have been flooring
they would have been flooring
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you floor
we let´s floor
you floor
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to floor
Past participle
floored
Present Participle
flooring
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FLOOR


Bangalore
ˌbæŋɡəˈlɔː
barrister-at-law
ˌbærɪstərətˈlɔː
blore
blɔː
claw
klɔː
counselor-at-law
ˌkaʊns ələrətˈlɔː
explore
ɪkˈsplɔː
first-floor
ˌfɜːstˈflɔː
flaw
flɔː
folklore
ˈfəʊkˌlɔː
galore
ɡəˈlɔː
ground-floor
ˌɡraʊndˈflɔː
heirs-at-law
ˈeəʳzətˈlɔː
law
lɔː
lor
lɔː
lore
lɔː
Mangalore
ˌmæŋɡəˈlɔː
mothers-in-law
ˈmʌðəzɪnˌlɔː
outlaw
ˈaʊtˌlɔː
Vellore
vəˈlɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FLOOR

flooey
floor area
floor covering
floor cushion
floor exercises
floor lamp
floor leader
floor manager
floor plan
floor polish
floor polisher
floor show
floor space
floor trading
floor-filler
floorage
floorboard
floorcloth
floordrobe
floorer

WORDS THAT END LIKE FLOOR

dance floor
dirt floor
factory floor
first floor
forest floor
get in on the ground floor
ground floor
mezzanine floor
pelvic floor
quarry-tiled floor
sea floor
second floor
shop floor
subfloor
take the floor
third floor
to end up on the cutting room floor
top floor
trading floor
underfloor

Synonyms and antonyms of floor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FLOOR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «floor» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of floor

Translation of «floor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FLOOR

Find out the translation of floor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of floor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «floor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地面
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

suelo
570 millions of speakers

English

floor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मंजिल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أَرْض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пол
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

soalho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেঝে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sol
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lantai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fußboden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

(방)바닥
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lantai
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sàn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मजला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zemin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pavimento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podłoga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підлога
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pardoseală
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πάτωμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vloer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

golv
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gulv
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of floor

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FLOOR»

The term «floor» is very widely used and occupies the 1.966 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FLOOR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «floor» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «floor» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about floor

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «FLOOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word floor.
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Gary Ackerman
No, you can't call your vote in. You have to be there on the floor to vote.
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Ryan Adams
There is this strange fog of being a young man that I would refer to as soft time. Time does not go forward there. It's a series of doors that kind of wind back into one another, like a series of doors in the upper floor of a house. You revisit the same lessons over and over again, or you choose to ignore them.
3
Peter L. Bergen
We climbed the stairs to the third floor, where Osama bin Laden died early in the morning of May 2, 2011.
4
Earl Blumenauer
Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel.
5
Suzanne Bonamici
Between floor votes, hearings and meetings, a typical week in Washington is about 70 hours. And back in the district, it's about 60 hours, a lot of which is spent with constituents.
6
Kit Bond
I pointed out on the floor last year, after Hurricane Katrina, we were very proud that one of our National Guard engineering battalions was called to Louisiana. And they did a magnificent job.
7
Kurt Braunohler
In my new IFC comedy game show, 'Bunk,' we actually use our intern Patrick as a human timer - giving contestants the time it takes for him to wade through a bag of broken glass for a razor blade, to get gum out of his hair, to pick up every strand from a box of spaghetti I spill on the floor, etc, etc.
8
Jackson Browne
I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up.
9
Sandra Bullock
I've been on the floor and I've been heartbroken. I didn't know how I was going to stand up. But I just gave it time.
10
David Cassidy
I've had a passion for horses since I was very young - I used to sit on the floor in front of the races on television and pretend to be a jockey - and I first began reading the racing form on the set of 'The Partridge Family.'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FLOOR»

Discover the use of floor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to floor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Across the Nightingale Floor: Tales of the Otori Book One
An international bestseller, Across the Nightingale Floor is the first book in the Tales of the Otori series by Lian Hearn.
Lian Hearn, 2003
2
Killing Floor
INTRODUCING REACHER: The First Jack Reacher Novel NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter.
Lee Child, 2006
3
On the Floor: A Novel
Long-listed for the Orange Prize, a tale set against a backdrop of the Gulf War finds once-successful investment banker Geri Molloy shaken from a breakup-related malaise by an eccentric hedge fund manager in Hong Kong who embroils Geri in a ...
Aifric Campbell, 2013
4
Pelvic Floor
With its thorough coverage, this highly practical text is essential reading for all health care professionals who wish to provide their patients suffering from disorders of the pelvic floor with the best care available.
Beate Carriere, Cynthia Markel Feldt, 2011
5
Pelvic Floor Re-education: Principles and Practice
This practical book is invaluable reading for all health care professionals working with incontinent patients, particularly urogynecologists, obstetricians, gynecologists and physiotherapists, as well as residents and trainees interested in ...
Kaven Baessler, Bernhard Schüssler, Kathryn L. Burgio, 2010
6
Beyond the Dance Floor: Female DJs, Technology and ...
In this volume, Rebekah Farrugia explores a number of important issues, including the politics of identity and representation, the bonds formed by women within the DJ community, and the role female DJs and producers play in this dance music ...
Rebekah Farrugia, 2012
7
Evidence-based Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor: ...
This unique book bridges the gap between evidence-based research and clinical practice.
Kari Bø, Kari Bo, Bary Berghmans, 2007
8
The 52nd Floor: Thinking Deeply about Leadership
Welcome to the 52nd Floor.
David A. Levy, James E. Parco, Fred R. Blass, 2010
9
Shop Floor Control Systems: From Design to Implementation
This book describes a new approach to SFC.
A. Bauer, J. Browne, 1994
10
New Shop Floor Management: Empowering People for Continuous ...
In this first comprehensive departure from the time-and-motion dictums of Frederick Taylor's Shop Management that have influenced management practices for most of this century, Kiyoshi Suzaki offers a framework for successfully conducting ...
Kiyoshi Suzaki, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FLOOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term floor is used in the context of the following news items.
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HOME FIX: To refinish a garage floor or not - Courier Press
EVANSVILLE - Q: Is it possible to remove the finish on a concrete garage floor (applied by a painter) that has a rubbery texture? Rainwater from ... «Evansville Courier & Press, Jul 15»
2
Police: Man fell to death from top floor of Ybor City parking garage …
TAMPA — A man fell from to his death from the top floor of a parking garage in Ybor City overnight, Tampa police said. Timothy Glass, 21, of ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
3
Sheila Jackson Lee Railed Against the Confederate Flag on House …
Several Democrats, including Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, took to the House floor Thursday to debate whether or not the Confederate flag ... «IJ Review, Jul 15»
4
Fans flood the convention floor for 'Game of Thrones' signing - LA …
Fans flood the convention floor for a signing by cast members from "Game ... the 'Game of Thrones' cast hosts a signing on the Comic-Con floor. «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
5
Rodeo notes: Weather dampens arena floor, not rodeo performance
Weather dampens arena floor, not rodeo. performance. Thursday night's downpour affected the cowboys, cowgirls and the livestock but was ... «Colorado Springs Gazette, Jul 15»
6
Piece by piece, life returns to Ocean City sea floor - WTOP
Piece by piece, life returns to Ocean City sea floor. By RACHAEL PACELLA July 11, 2015 9:00 am. OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A few miles off the coast of Ocean ... «WTOP, Jul 15»
7
Devine slams fastest T20 fifty to floor India | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo
Sophie Devine slammed the fastest fifty in T20Is to stun India women and set New Zealand women up for a massive eight-wicket win in the first ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Jul 15»
8
Man dies after falling from third floor window | The Cornishman
Police remained outside the property and were able to engage in discussions with the man, who was talking from a third floor flat window. «The Cornishman, Jul 15»
9
City Planning – 'Vertical growth: Do not limit floor space index to limit …
city planning, urban planning, floor space index, fsi, mumbai city, mumbai Restrictive FSI limits have sustained an artificial scarcity of floor ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
10
NBA asks Elk Mound to remove gym floor design modeled after …
Elk Mound (WQOW) - Elk Mound High School was asked to remove it's gym floor design that was modeled after the Milwaukee Buck's logo, ... «WQOW TV News 18, Jul 15»

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