Detailed Translations for float from English to Dutch


to float verb (floats, floated, floating)

  1. to float (hover)
    zweven; hangen
    • zweven verb (zweef, zweeft, zweefde, zweefden, gezweefd)
    • hangen verb (hang, hangt, hing, hingen, gehangen)
  2. to float (bob)
    • dobberen verb (dobber, dobbert, dobberde, dobberden, gedobberd)

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
    de dobber
  2. the float
    de praalwagen
  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
dobber float
hangen dangling; hanging
praalwagen float
- air bladder; ice-cream float; ice-cream soda; plasterer's float; swim bladder
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
dobberen bob; float
hangen float; hover depend on; drape; hang
zweven float; hover
- be adrift; blow; drift; swim
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
drijvend float adrift; floating
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- fly

Related Words for "float":

Synonyms for "float":

Antonyms for "float":

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. automatically adjust a parameter as related parameters change
  3. move in a particular direction with the liquid in which one is floating
  4. move in a fluid manner
  5. be capable of floating
  6. be supported by a liquid
  1. sort of trowel
  2. trailer or vehicle decorated for a parade
  3. programming: short form of floating-point number
  4. tool similar to a rasp
  5. buoyant device
  1. e1. op het oppervlakte van een vloeistof rusten
  2. met geringe wrijving gericht voortschuiven
  3. in evenwicht zijn

Cross Translation:
float houtvlot; vlot Floß — 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
float zwemmen schwimmen — (intransitiv) von einer Flüssigkeit auf der Oberfläche getragen werden
float dobberen; drijven; vlotten flotter — Traductions à trier suivant le sens
float lanceren; ontketenen; uitschrijven; van stapel laten lopen lancerjeter en avant avec force, avec raideur, pour atteindre au loin.

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