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Definition of the noun Flotel

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noun - plural: flotels

  1. a ship converted to a permanently moored hotel.
  2. living quarters built on a floating platform, such as near an offshore oil rig.

Specialised definition of the noun Flotel

Glossary of sports

a floating hotel (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


Flotel, a portmanteau of the terms floating hotel, refers to the installation of living quarters on top of rafts or semi-submersible platforms. Flotels are used as hotels on rivers or in harbour areas, or as accommodation of working people, especially in the offshore oil industry.

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Google previewEcuador's Amazon Region (2011)

by Peter Krahenbuhl

The Flotel is a wonderful alternative means of exploring the largest rainforest on earth. During a three- or four-night tour you can experience a variety of rainforest excursions with planned activities. Birding, wildlife viewing, and photography are ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology (2005)

by Allan Beaver

com flotel A floating hotel, permanently moored at one location. flotilla sailing holiday Where a group of yachts travel together on a planned itinerary, providing a much safer environment than ...

Google previewChembers 21 Century Dictionary

by Allied

flotel. floodwall o- noun a wall built as protection against floods from the sea, a river, etc. floodway c* noun an artificial passage to direct floodwater away from an endangered area, eg an overflowing dam, a town, etc. floor /fb:(r)/ o noun 1 the ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

flotel floating hotel flovth flush oiltight ventilation hole flox flourine + liquid oxygen Floy Florence fl oz fluid ounce flp family limited partnership; fault location panel; ...

Google previewOil and Gas Dictionary (1988)

An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Economic and Financial Concepts andTerms by Paul Stevens

flotel. See ACCOMMODATION PLATFORM. flow testing. The controlled production of oil or gas from a newly discovered source that is used to estimate production levels and the likely ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

flotel , v. and n. A Middle nglish form of float. flote , v. t. [Cf. flatten-milk ] A variant of flee-I5, 1. Such cheeses, good ('isley, ye flotcd to nigh. Tuner, A Lesson for Dairy Maid Cisley. flgtert, floteryl. Obsolete forms of flutter, flat 3/. floternel ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

flotel or floatel flo- iel '.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

flotel 7noun variant spelling of FLOATEL. flotilla /fləˈtɪlə / 7noun a small fleet of ships or boats: a flotilla of cargo boats. – origin early 18th ...

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Norman Hyne Ph.D.

abstract- based title opinion | accuracy accommodation platform or accommodation rig a ship, semisubmersible (flotel), or fixed platform that houses offshore workers.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

[< »'«l + flotel, n.] The act of flowing in or into ; that which flows in ; influx. The sole communication . . . with the arctic basin is a strait so shallow ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

flotel', v. and n. A Middle English form of float. flote2t, v. t. [Cf. flotten- milk.] A variant of fleetö, 1. Such cheeses, good Cisley, ye floted to nigh. Tusser, A Lesson for Dairy Maid Cisley. flotert, floteryt. Obsolete forms of flutter, flutter M.

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

floatage see flotage floatation see flotation floatel see FLOTEL floater > n 1 someone or something that floats. 2 someone who drifts from job to job, or allegiance to allegiance. 3 a dark ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

flotel, tloatel//<; -/< 7 . n. a platform or boat containing the sleeping accommodation, and eating, leisure, etc. facilities for workers on oil-rigs, [float, hotel.) flotilla flo-til'd n. a fleet of small ships. [Sp., dim. Of flota, a fleet.] flotsam flot' sdm, n. goods ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Petroleum Science and Technology (1993)

by Magdeleine Moureau, Gerald Brace

floatability - flottabilité / floatel - flotel m. floater ...

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Small photo of Spain, Canary islands, Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, December 27, 2017: Flotel, Floatel Reliance platform, floating hotel with huge crane and cargo in in Santa Cruz De Tenerife port harborSmall photo of Spain, Canary islands, Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, December 27, 2017: Flotel, Floatel Reliance platform, floating hotel with huge crane and cargo in in Santa Cruz De Tenerife port harbor More...

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Flotel Meaning

Video shows what flotel means. a ship converted to a permanently moored hotel.. living quarters built on a floating platform, such as near an offshore oil rig.

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