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Definition of the adjective afloat

What does afloat mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. aimlessly drifting
  2. borne on the water; floating
  3. covered with water
    • example: the main deck was afloat (or awash)
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • synonyms of afloat: awash / flooded / inundated / overflowing
    • similar: full

Definition of the adverb afloat

What does afloat mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. See floating.
  2. out at sea
  3. making successful progress under one's own steam

Music

  1. "Afloat" is an album by Zhao Wei. The album's English title is Afloat, while Amazon.co.uk released it as Piao, which is the pinyin of the Chinese title.This album sold out 300,000 in first ten days.
    • also known as 飄
    • genre: Mandopop
    • released on (10 years ago)
  2. "Afloat" is a musical album of Caleb and Sol.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  3. "Afloat" is a composition.

Writings

"Afloat" is a book by Jennifer McCartney.

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Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

afloat pre-positioning force — Shipping maintained in full operational status to afloat preposition military equipment and supplies in support of combatant commanders' operation plans. The afloat pre-positioning force consists of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

by Us Department Of Defense

afloat pre-positioning force —Shipping maintained in full operational status to afloat preposition military equipment and supplies in support of combatant commanders' operation plans. The afloat pre-positioning force consists of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Homonyms (2007)

by David Rothwell

afloat concerned with relationships. Hence the word can be used to denote a kinship between parents and offspring, between cousins, nieces and nephews, and so on. Equally, on a more rarefied level, a pianist might be said to have an ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2001)

by Robert B. Costello

afloat. afar To a great distance away or at a distance; far away: The explorers traveled afar to discover new lands. a«far (a far') adverb. affable Pleasant to be with and talk to; friendly. af-fa-ble (af'a bal) adjective. affair 1. A thing that is done or ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Military Terms (2013)

by U.S. Department of Defense

afloat prepositioning force —Shipping maintained in full operational status toafloat preposition military equipment and supplies insupport of combatant commanders' operation plans. The afloat prepositioning force consists of the three ...

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Quotes about Afloat

Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat. (Eric Hoffer)
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Scrabble value of A1F4L1O1A1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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