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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Floating  \Float"ing\,  n. 
  The  process  of  rendering  oysters  and  scallops  plump  by 
  placing  them  in  fresh  or  brackish  water;  --  called  also 
  {fattening},  {plumping},  and  {laying  out}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fattening 
  adj  :  subject  to  or  used  in  the  process  of  finishing  or  fattening 
  up  for  slaughter;  "a  fattening  hog";  "fattening  pens" 




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