Detailed Translations for float from English to German


to float verb (floats, floated, floating)

  1. to float (hover)
    hängen; schweben; gleiteen
    • hängen verb (hänge, hängst, hängt, hängte, hängtet, gehängt)
    • schweben verb (schwebe, schwebst, schwebt, schwebte, schwebtet, geschwebt)
    • gleiteen verb
  2. to float (bob)
    • schaukeln verb (schaukele, schaukelst, schaukelt, schaukelte, schaukeltet, geschaukelt)
  3. to float
    – To manipulate an interface element, such as a panel or a toolbar, in order to make it a window separate from the application window. 1

Conjugations for float:

  1. float
  2. float
  3. floats
  4. float
  5. float
  6. float
simple past
  1. floated
  2. floated
  3. floated
  4. floated
  5. floated
  6. floated
present perfect
  1. have floated
  2. have floated
  3. has floated
  4. have floated
  5. have floated
  6. have floated
past continuous
  1. was floating
  2. were floating
  3. was floating
  4. were floating
  5. were floating
  6. were floating
  1. shall float
  2. will float
  3. will float
  4. shall float
  5. will float
  6. will float
continuous present
  1. am floating
  2. are floating
  3. is floating
  4. are floating
  5. are floating
  6. are floating
  1. be floated
  2. be floated
  3. be floated
  4. be floated
  5. be floated
  6. be floated
  1. float!
  2. let's float!
  3. floated
  4. floating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

float [the ~] noun

  1. the float
    der Schwimmer
  2. the float
    der Prunkwagen
  3. the float
    – A data type that holds floating-point number data from -1.79E + 308 through 1.79E + 308. float, double precision, and float(n) are SQL Server float data types. 1

Translation Matrix for float:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Prunkwagen float
Schwimmer float beaters
- air bladder; ice-cream float; ice-cream soda; plasterer's float; swim bladder
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
abdocken float undock
gleiteen float; hover
hängen float; hover dangle; depend on; do nothing much; drape; hang; hang about; hang on; hang outside; hang up; lounge around; put outside; stand around; suspend from
schaukeln bob; float clear; clear the table; craddle; cradle; do s.o. a bad turn; empty the table; heave; let bump; lull; put it over on s.o.; rock; roll; sway; swing; whirl; wobble
schweben float; hover pending
- be adrift; blow; drift; swim
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Gleitkomma float floating point; floating-point number
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- fly

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Related Definitions for "float":

  1. an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy2
  2. something that floats on the surface of water2
  3. a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco2
  4. an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade2
  5. a drink with ice cream floating in it2
  6. the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public2
  7. the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment2
  8. convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation2
    • float data2
  9. allow (currencies) to fluctuate2
    • The government floated the ruble for a few months2
  10. make the surface of level or smooth2
    • float the plaster2
  11. put into the water2
    • float a ship2
  12. move lightly, as if suspended2
    • The dancer floated across the stage2
  13. set afloat2
    • He floated the logs down the river2
    • The boy floated his toy boat on the pond2
  14. be in motion due to some air or water current2
  15. be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom2
  16. circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with2
    • The Republicans are floating the idea of a tax reform2
  17. A data type that holds floating-point number data from -1.79E + 308 through 1.79E + 308. float, double precision, and float(n) are SQL Server float data types.1
  18. To manipulate an interface element, such as a panel or a toolbar, in order to make it a window separate from the application window.1

Wiktionary Translations for float:

  1. propose for consideration
  2. extend a short-term loan to
  3. move in a particular direction with the liquid in which one is floating
  4. move in a fluid manner
  5. drift gently through the air
  6. be capable of floating
  7. be supported by a liquid
  1. programming: short form of floating-point number
  2. trailer or vehicle decorated for a parade
  3. buoyant device
  1. (leicht, unbeschwert) schweben, rutschen
  2. Medizin: frei beweglich schwimmen
  3. in einem Medium treiben
  4. (intransitiv) von einer Flüssigkeit auf der Oberfläche getragen werden
  5. Hilfsverb sein: sich passiv mit der Strömung fortbewegen
  1. Technik: ein Auftriebskörper
  2. Angelzubehör, schwimmender Hohlkörper oder Körper aus Holz, Kork oder Kunststoff, der an der Angelschnur befestigt wird, um dem beköderten Haken in einer bestimmten Wassertiefe zu halten
  3. Schwimmkörper an der Angelschnur, der den Köder auf einer bestimmten Wassertiefe hält und den Biss eines Fisches anzeigt
  4. aus zusammengebundenem schwimmfähigem Material, wie Baumstämmen, Luftkissen o. ä., hergestelltes einfaches durch die Strömung getriebenes Wasserfahrzeug zum Transport von Lebewesen oder Material; heutzutage überwiegend zu touristischen Zwecken verwendet
  5. -
  6. Informatik: annähernde Darstellung einer reellen Zahl

Cross Translation:
float gleiten glijden — met geringe wrijving gericht voortschuiven
float schwimmen drijven — e1. op het oppervlakte van een vloeistof rusten

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