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  • The interior bottom or surface of a house or building; the supporting surface of a room.
  • Ground (surface of the Earth, as opposed to the sky or water or underground).
  • The lower inside surface of a hollow space.
  • A structure formed of beams, girders, etc, with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into storeys/stories.
  • The supporting surface or platform of a structure such as a bridge.
  • A storey/story of a building.
  • In a parliament, the part of the house assigned to the members, as opposed to the viewing gallery.
  • Hence, the right to speak at a given time during a debate or other public event.
  • That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.
  • A horizontal, flat ore body; the rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit.
  • The bottom of a pit, pothole or mine.
  • The largest integer less than or equal to a given number.
  • An event performed on a floor-like carpeted surface; floor exercise
  • A floor-like carpeted surface for performing gymnastic movements.
  • A lower limit on the interest rate payable on an otherwise variable-rate loan, used by lenders to defend against falls in interest rates. Opposite of a cap.
  • A dance floor.
  • The trading floor of a stock exchange, pit; the area in which business is conducted at a convention or exhibition.



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  • From Middle English flor, flore, from Old English flōr ("floor, pavement, ground, bottom"), from Proto-Germanic *flōrō, *flōrô, *flōraz, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂ros ("floor"), from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂- ("flat"). Cognate with West Frisian flier ("floor"), Dutch vloer ("floor"), German Flur ("field, floor, entrance hall"), Swedish flor ("floor of a cow stall"), Irish urlár ("floor"), Scottish Gaelic làr ("floor, ground, earth"), Welsh llawr ("floor, ground"), Latin plānus ("level, flat").

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