Definition of 'floating'
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Perhaps he fears it will go down badly with floating voters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is one of dozens of floating palaces, all here for the only real superyacht diary fixture of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The floating platform for Catcher will leave Singapore in the spring. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thirty minutes to inspire and win over any remaining floating voters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Were we green with envy at these floating palaces? The Sun (2014)Think of it as a floating resort hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So what is a floating voter to do? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The last thing she would want is the extravagance of a new floating palace. The Sun (2012)Elections were decided by the floating voters. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)But it may sway some floating voters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Workers sleep two or four to a cabin in a former cruise liner and floating hotel moored alongside. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The floating sunbathing platform anchored offshore. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But has it convinced floating voters? The Sun (2014)The company was forced to postpone the installation of a floating platform until next year because it had not finished building it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The ship is to become a floating hotel in Dubai. The Sun (2008)It has now found the pair a floating hotel in Moscow. The Sun (2008)For substantially less, you could have your own floating hotel and a different beach each day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Of course, a handout might sway a few floating voters come election time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)First, it is probably impossible for a tiny open country to maintain its own freely floating currency. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Others are like floating palaces. The Sun (2015)And it is probably true that the UK can adjust to austerity more easily with a floating currency. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A floating platform was anchored in a corner, and two workmen were busy doing something noisy to the walls. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)Hiring the floating palace which can sleep up to 32 people reportedly cost them 400,000. The Sun (2008)A huge frame will be built under and around the plane before it is slowly lifted from the sea bed and put onto a floating platform. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The shackles of my physical body had faded away and instead I was free and floating above it, surrounded by a bright white light. The Sun (2010)
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