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Detailed Translations for float from English to French


to float verb (floats, floated, floating)

  1. to float (hover)
    voler; flotter; planer
    • voler verb (vole, voles, volons, volez, )
    • flotter verb (flotte, flottes, flottons, flottez, )
    • planer verb (plane, planes, planons, planez, )
  2. to float (bob)
    • flotter verb (flotte, flottes, flottons, flottez, )
  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
    le bouchon
  2. the float
    le char
  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
bouchon float blockage; buildup of traffic; cap; congestion; constipation; cork; crown-cap; dowel; fuse; fuze; jam; peg; plug; safety fuse; stagnancy; stagnation; standstill; stoppage; tailback; traffic block; traffic jam
char float chariot
flotter drifting away; floating away
- air bladder; ice-cream float; ice-cream soda; plasterer's float; swim bladder
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
flotter bob; float; hover hang loosely
planer float; hover brush up; buff; crush; doll up; flatten; plane; polish; rub smooth; spruce up; squash; trick up
rendre flottant float
voler float; hover blow; cadge; collar; deprive; expropriate; filch; flap; flutter; fly; fly a machine; fly about; fly an aeroplane; go thieving; loot; make off with; navigate; nick; pilfer; pillage; pinch; plunder; purloin; raid; rob; snap; snatch; snatch away; snatch off; snitch; steal; swipe; take; take away; wave
- be adrift; blow; drift; swim
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
flottant adrift; baggy; blowing; flapping; floating; fluttering; grubby; hanging free; hanging loose; slatternly; slovenly; trailed
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
char char
flottant float
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. allow a price to be determined by the markets as opposed to by rule
  2. move in a particular direction with the liquid in which one is floating
  3. move in a fluid manner
  4. be capable of floating
  5. drift gently through the air
  6. 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. Flotteur
  2. finances|fr Partie des titres d’une société cotée en bourse qui est considérée comme susceptible d'être présentée à tout moment à la vente sur le marché.
  3. informatique|fr nombre à virgule flottante.
  1. Traductions à trier suivant le sens
  2. jeter en avant avec force, avec raideur, pour atteindre au loin.

Cross Translation:
float glisser glijden — met geringe wrijving gericht voortschuiven
float radeau 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 flotteur SchwimmerTechnik: ein Auftriebskörper
float glisser gleiten — (leicht, unbeschwert) schweben, rutschen
float flotter schwimmen — (intransitiv) von einer Flüssigkeit auf der Oberfläche getragen werden
float flotter treibenHilfsverb sein: sich passiv mit der Strömung fortbewegen

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