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Floor

Meanings and phrases

floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); flooring
  2. a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; level; storey; story
  3. a lower limit; base
  4. the ground on which people and animals move about
  5. the bottom surface of any lake or other body of water
  6. the lower inside surface of any hollow structure
  7. the occupants of a floor
  8. the parliamentary right to address an assembly
  9. the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business
  10. a large room in a exchange where the trading is done; trading floor

floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. knock down with force; deck; coldcock; dump; knock down
  2. surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; shock; ball over; blow out of the water; take aback

dance floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bare floor polished for dancing
E.g.
  • The floor is a maple sprung dance floor.
  • He's pulled to the dance floor by three lovely young ladies.
  • Several of the tracks found dance floor success, including "Last Kiss".

first floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building; ground floor; ground level
E.g.
  • It is housed on the first floor of the building.
  • stairs on the first floor, which head upwards).
  • The first floor formed an arched entrance to the city.

floor board

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a board in the floor; floorboard

floor cover

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a covering for a floor; floor covering

floor covering

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a covering for a floor; floor cover

floor joist

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. joist that supports a floor

floor lamp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lamp that stands on the floor

floor leader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the legislator who organizes his party's strategy
E.g.
  • In 1950 he was the majority floor leader.
  • He was a legislative floor leader for Governor Edwin Edwards.
  • As majority floor leader, Lamb was ex officio in all committees.

floor plan

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. scale drawing of a horizontal section through a building at a given level; contrasts with elevation
E.g.
  • The building uses a triangular floor plan.
  • The floor plan was for commodity housing.
  • The convent church has a Latin cross floor plan, with a dome.

floor show

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a series of acts at a night club; cabaret; floorshow

floor wax

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a preparation containing wax and used to polish and preserve the finish of floors

fly floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater; stagehands can work the ropes controlling equipment in the flies; fly gallery

ground floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building; first floor; ground level
  2. becoming part of a venture at the beginning (regarded as position of advantage)
E.g.
  • The ground floor porch has been enclosed in glass.
  • Cafeteria is at ground floor and TSC at 1st floor.
  • The ground floor was designed for military housing.

mezzanine floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. intermediate floor just above the ground floor; mezzanine; entresol

ocean floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the bottom of a sea or ocean; sea floor; ocean bottom; seabed; sea bottom; Davy Jones's locker; Davy Jones
E.g.
  • When hunting it remains close to the ocean floor.
  • The two men spent twenty minutes on the ocean floor.
  • In oceanology, bottom water is near the ocean floor.

on a higher floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. on a floor above; upstairs; up the stairs

on a lower floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. on a floor below; downstairs; down the stairs; below

parquet floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a floor made of parquetry; parquet

price floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. floor below which prices are not allowed to fall

privilege of the floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the right to be admitted onto the floor of a legislative assembly while it is in session

sea floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the bottom of a sea or ocean; ocean floor; ocean bottom; seabed; sea bottom; Davy Jones's locker; Davy Jones
E.g.
  • On striking the sea floor, the rotor would lock.
  • They are laid on the bottom of the sea floor.
  • The peak rises close to from the sea floor.

shop floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. workplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines

take the floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. stand up to dance
  2. rise in order to make a speech or motion

threshing floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a floor or ground area for threshing or treading out grain

trading floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large room in a exchange where the trading is done; floor
E.g.
  • The trading floor is now open six hours a week.
  • The video is set on a trading floor in what is to be the Swiss Re building (Gherkin Building).
  • Peterffy created a major stir among traders by introducing handheld computers onto the trading floor in the early 1980s.

wage floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. floor below which wages are not allowed to fall

second floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Railroad offices were located on the second floor.
  • The second floor is occupied by the school Library.
  • The assembly hall is located on the second floor.

third floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On the third floor were the storeroom and laundry.
  • On the third floor are booths television services.
  • In 1980 the middle school moved to the third floor.

upper floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The king's residence was located in the upper floor.
  • The upper floor was reached by means of a rope ladder.
  • Two rooms on the upper floor are decorated with flower motifs.

top floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The top floor was unfinished with a Triple Shrine.
  • The façade has a round arches gallery on the top floor.
  • The top floor of the Arcade is exclusively a food court.

floor space

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They rented floor space in a building on Michigan Avenue.
  • The floor space is about 5,000 square feet on each floor.
  • (=1,100 mu) with a floor space of 460,000㎡.

floor area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The stores in the tower range from in floor area.
  • The floor area is open for general admission.
  • It has a floor area of and can hold up to 150,000 books.

floor exercise

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She had the fourth highest score on floor exercise.
  • Ross competed on uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise.
  • During the team final McCallum competed on only vault and floor exercise.

main floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The main floor was used as a nightclub from 1999 to 2011.
  • On the main floor is a branch of the Oxford County Library.
  • White women worked on the main floor.

fourth floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fourth floor had a clock and a state coat of arms.
  • During the 1980s a fourth floor was added to the house.
  • The fourth floor presents biblical history and archaeology.

valley floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the ancient past, the valley floor was blocked.
  • A path along a wooded valley floor would be a typical example.
  • Boulder Valley was so named on account of the boulders the valley floor contains.

floor level

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The tip of the pyramid is suspended above floor level.
  • A continuous ventilation flap was also provided on the wall at floor level.
  • The tower has squared shingles and cornice line brackets at the top floor level.

each floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The mansion had 20 rooms, ten of them on each floor.
  • There are variation in depth of each floor.
  • The floor space is about 5,000 square feet on each floor.

forest floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They fly just a few meters above the forest floor.
  • It is a long drop to the forest floor below...
  • It is commonly found in forest floor, rocky hillslopes.

lower floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • a large commons area is also present on the lower floor.
  • Only the lower floor of cave 6 was finished.
  • The lower floor served as a storeroom.

interior floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The interior floor has a low ridge in the northern half.
  • The interior floor contains no features or impacts of note.
  • Parts of the interior floor of Darwin have been resurfaced.

fifth floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They lived together on the fifth floor of the Chabad House.
  • On the fifth floor visitors can enjoy long-distance views as far as the Cologne area.
  • Both also have green roofs and fifth floor doubles and suites that open to the outside.

concrete floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The verandah has a concrete floor and a raked ceiling lined in flat sheets.
  • A hole was dug for the camera, which required drilling into the concrete floor.
  • He dug out the basement, placed a concrete floor, and prepared it for construction of the final layout.

floor contains

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This floor contains models of historical events.
  • The first floor contains a memorial to Dove and Grogan.
  • The second floor contains two more bedrooms.

floor windows

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fanlike terra cotta motifs were inserted above second floor windows.
  • Sharpshooters used the mill's upper floor windows to defend the pass.
  • Some first floor windows at the western end of the southern wall are modern replacements.

floor above

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This indicated serious fire in the attic floor above.
  • The hospital was situated on the floor above the dining room.
  • The ceremonial balcony on the floor above gives the entrance horizontal emphasis.

crossed the floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1975, Calder crossed the floor to join the Social Credit Party of British Columbia and was re-elected.
  • Finally in late 1933 the Liberals crossed the floor of the House of Commons and went into complete opposition.
  • Labor leader John Curtin became prime minister in October 1941 when two independents crossed the floor of Parliament.

total floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The building's total floor area is .
  • It have a total floor area of in which are used for commercial purposes.
  • Renaissance Centre has a total floor space of spread across its 14 floors.

floor plans

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Students are able to choose from multiple floor plans.
  • People wrote the magazine asking for the floor plans, but none existed.
  • Inside, the floor plans reflect the two sections' separate construction.

low floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The low floor makes the train easier to access for the disabled.
  • They are low floor, fully air conditioned, and can operate at high speeds.
  • Production stopped in 1997 when it was replaced by the low floor Marshall Capital.

onto the floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The blast was reported to be caused by a hand grenade exploding after it fell onto the floor of the bus.
  • Meanwhile, Grace finds a photograph that has fallen out of the book of the dead onto the floor under some furniture.
  • The freshman was asleep in his bed when he was pushed onto the floor, where he smashed his head, resulting in his death.

sixth floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For the first to third floor is for male and the forth to sixth floor is for female.
  • 55 boxes of material were removed to the classified storage area on the sixth floor.
  • Offices were located on the sixth floor of the Volunteer Building on Peachtree Street.

floor houses

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first floor houses the "Director's Office" and "Cashier".
  • The first floor houses 14 halls which are quite huge in size.
  • The top-most floor houses the museum's administration offices.

floor tiles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In-situ floor tiles were found, along with other pottery, and small finds.
  • The abbey is the only Scottish abbey to still retain some of its original floor tiles.
  • There are Minton floor tiles and stained glass probably by Forrest and Bromley who made the glass for Leighton church.

first floor level

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At the first floor level there is another doorway which was installed at a later date.
  • The first floor level is clad in brick, which changes to shingles on the upper portions of the side facades.
  • A more impressive door was created at the existing first floor level, a pediment above being inscribed with W.H.

above the floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a flat roof 11 cubits and 5 digits or above the floor.
  • The upper segment is above the floor of the surrounding valley.
  • Usually the prolonged notes are the fourth or fifth above the floor note.

total floor area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The building's total floor area is .
  • It have a total floor area of in which are used for commercial purposes.
  • The building has four floors, with 16,000 square meters of total floor area.

mosaic floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • An Arab family built a house over the mosaic floor and charged admission to visit it.
  • The mosaic floor of the tower bay was designed by John Howson (Dean, 1867–1885) and executed by Burke and Co.
  • The mosaic floor incorporates Jewish symbols such as the Ark of the Covenant, the Menorah, the Shofar and the Lulav.

floor was used

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The third floor was used for storage of baled cotton.
  • The main floor was used as a nightclub from 1999 to 2011.
  • The upper story was used as the Priest's Home and the ground floor was used as the sacristy.

floor was added

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A second floor was added to the building in 1931.
  • In addition, a new floor was added for two penthouses.
  • During the 1980s a fourth floor was added to the house.

floor below

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is a long drop to the forest floor below...
  • A blockade of pipes appear and she sees DJ on the floor below.
  • The final height of the tower is and is 10 stories tall above ground, plus a basement floor below ground.

floor contained

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The second floor contained guardrooms.
  • The ground floor contained the cells.
  • Each floor contained a wide balcony that could be used to block the sunlight and the rain.

wooden floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The central rotunda was in diameter, with a wooden floor inlaid with a large mariner's compass.
  • The Jerusalem YMCA housed the city's first heated swimming pool and first gymnasium with a wooden floor.
  • Around the boilers and under the staircase is a brick floor, and an elevated wooden floor around the stills.

floor mats

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Also optional were a retractable fabric sunroof, air conditioning, floor mats, and audio entertainment center.
  • TRD PRO logo is stamped into the sides of the pickups bed, while TRD logos are on the shift knob, center console and floor mats.
  • The rest had been damaged or destroyed by the soldiers, who often used them as floor mats outside in the mud to keep their boots clean.

off the floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He required assistance off the floor and went directly to the locker room.
  • This was a time when tailcoat was still the rule, and Wall was immediately ordered off the floor.
  • Greg remembers playing a game where the players must step off the floor as long as possible with Rodrick.

pelvic floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The puborectalis muscle is one of the pelvic floor muscles.
  • For anismus/ pelvic floor dessynergia: biofeedback exercise.
  • Patients with obstructed defecation appear to have impaired pelvic floor function.

across the floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This allows the sand to spread out across the floor.
  • For a long time there was a white line across the floor.
  • There are also numerous small craterlets across the floor.

timber floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All ceilings are lined with flat sheeting with rounded cover strips, and the timber floor boards are almost completely covered in modern linings.
  • The waiting area to this building has a ripple iron ceiling with moulded timber cornice and one metal ceiling rose, a chimney breast, and timber floor.
  • The building was galvanized, with timber supports and a timber floor, while the showers were "cold" and were supplied by a large rainwater tank on the roof.

new floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In addition, a new floor was added for two penthouses.
  • The building was gutted, and given a new floor and insulated roof.
  • A new floor with modern seating was installed in 1967, along with improvements to the orchestra pit.

crater floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The crater floor of Puu Ōō slowly subsided.
  • Only some blocks of ice, previously floating on the lake, remained behind on the crater floor.
  • As a result, the crater floor is now surrounded by a ring of irregular peaks and worn crater valleys.

floor to ceiling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The interior space is from floor to ceiling.
  • The dining room boasts a mahogany sideboard that runs from floor to ceiling.
  • The room features Cropsey paintings from its floor to ceiling; the light is kept low, allowing the paintings to glow.

seventh floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The police found a scattered trail of blood that led to the seventh floor of Block 12.
  • As of June 27, 2010, construction was 37% completed, with the final pour of the concrete roof above the seventh floor.
  • Located on the seventh floor of a house on Nagymezo Street, it was meant to be the Hungarian equivalent to the Bauhaus.

floor rooms

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Two of the ground floor rooms have been converted into chapels.
  • The ceiling on the ground floor rooms consisted of three long, adjacent barrel vaults.
  • The Cromwell family lived on the first floor with the servants in second floor rooms and garrets.

bottom floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Target opened on the bottom floor of the old store in March 2013.
  • The Louisiana History Museum is located downtown on the bottom floor of the former library.
  • The bottom floor is faced with the unique, extremely fine latticework that is known as 'Kaga lattice'.

ground floor level

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A new section was added at ground floor level with another two dormitories above.
  • At ground floor level two unfluted ionic columns at each corner support a decorative cornice.
  • A substantial arch gives access to the south facing ground floor level, typical of many engine houses.

floor housed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The top floor housed the servants' quarters.
  • The third floor housed the Moscow School of Mathematics and Navigation.
  • The upper floor housed storage as well as hay and fodder for the stabled horses.

through the floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1983 a garbage truck broke through the floor.
  • Most of the flow appears to enter through the floor of the last cavern.
  • As she screams frantically, a drill bursts through the floor and the credits roll.

floor consists

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The third floor consists of a full-height, floored attic.
  • The building houses numerous offices, while the ground floor consists of showrooms.
  • The first floor consists of the library, drawing room, dining room and kitchen area.
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