Translation of floating in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈfləʊtɪŋ/


(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1 [dock/harbor/restaurant] flotante
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    • Numbers hit by global warming and loss of nest sites; floating water plantain is increasingly under threat from the re-opening of canals to heavy traffic.
    • She tossed a floating toy into the water for her dog to fetch over and over.
    • As I have said before rearing a family when you spend all your life on floating water weeds is a hazardous business.
  • 2 [Finance] 2.1 [currency/exchange rate] flotante 2.2 [assets] circulante; [debt] flotante, a corto plazo floating capital activo (masculine) circulante
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    • The mine ended as a failure, and to settle a floating indebtedness all movable equipment was sold in 1865.
    • The larvae spend several months as floating zooplankton before settling down onto the reef.
    • There is already a floating population of 100 million or more migrants seeking work in cities.
  • 3 [population] flotante; [voter/vote] (British English/inglés británico) indeciso [kidney/rib] [Medicine/Medicina] flotante floating (decimal) point punto (masculine) or coma (feminine) flotante

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