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  Definition of floater
  1. an insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
  2. an object that floats or is capable of floating
  3. a swimmer who floats in the water
  4. a voter who votes illegally at different polling places in the same election
  5. an employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed
  6. a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
  7. a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)
  8. spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
Similar Words: floating policy, vagrant, drifter, vagabond, musca volitans, muscae volitantes, spots

 

Hyponyms: iceberg, berg, beachcomber, sundowner, tramp, hobo, bum

 

Derivational Morphology: float, swim, roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond

 

Anagrams: refloat

 

 
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