browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
flooring

more about flooring

flooring


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Floor  \Floor\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Floored};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Flooring}.] 
  1.  To  cover  with  a  floor;  to  furnish  with  a  floor;  as  to 
  floor  a  house  with  pine  boards. 
 
  2.  To  strike  down  or  lay  level  with  the  floor;  to  knock  down 
  hence  to  silence  by  a  conclusive  answer  or  retort;  as  to 
  floor  an  opponent. 
 
  Floored  or  crushed  by  him  --Coleridge. 
 
  3.  To  finish  or  make  an  end  of  as  to  floor  a  college 
  examination.  [Colloq.] 
 
  I've  floored  my  little-go  work  --T.  Hughes. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flooring  \Floor"ing\,  n. 
  A  platform;  the  bottom  of  a  room  a  floor;  pavement.  See 
  {Floor},  n.  --Addison. 
 
  2.  Material  for  the  construction  of  a  floor  or  floors. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flooring 
  n  1:  the  inside  lower  horizontal  surface  (as  of  a  room  or 
  hallway);  "they  needed  rugs  to  cover  the  bare  floors" 
  [syn:  {floor}] 
  2:  building  material  used  in  laying  floors 




more about flooring