Floor in a sentence

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Definition of Floor

  • The bottom or lower part of any room; the part upon which we stand and upon which the movables in the room are supported.
  • The structure formed of beams, girders, etc., with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into stories. Floor in sense 1 is, then, the upper surface of floor in sense 2.
  • The surface, or the platform, of a structure on which we walk or travel; as, the floor of a bridge.
  • A story of a building. See Story.
  • The part of the house assigned to the members.
  • The right to speak; as, the gentleman from Iowa has the floor.
  • That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.
  • The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit.
  • A horizontal, flat ore body.
  • To cover with a floor; to furnish with a floor; as, to floor a house with pine boards.
  • 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.
  • To finish or make an end of; as, to floor a college examination.
  • the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
  • a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
  • a large room in a exchange where the trading is done
  • the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business
  • the parliamentary right to address an assembly
  • a lower limit
  • the occupants of a floor
  • the bottom surface of any lake or other body of water
  • the ground on which people and animals move about
  • the lower inside surface of any hollow structure
  • knock down with force
  • surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off

How to use floor in a sentence. Floor pronunciation.

The walls which have felt their look and their breath, the floor which has taken their footsteps, the chairs in which they have sat, have something of their presence.
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He lurched, rolled over on the floor, and lay still.
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A swift glance to the floor, then he ran forward, stooped down, and laid a hand on his brother's breast.
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The girl's cloak had swept over it, and a piece of brie-a-brae had been thrown upon the floor.
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There were one or two spots of dust or dirt on the floor, brought in by his boots from the garden.
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His eyes were fixed in thought upon the floor, but he was smiling.
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He threw the papers on the floor before David, who picked them up, read them, and put them into his pocket.
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And upon thee peace, Mahommed," she answered, and sat upon the floor, her head upon her breast.
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Our room was on the lower floor, facing the plaza, and when we had got our bed, a small table, two chairs, the government fire-proof safe, and the Unabridged Dictionary into it, there was still room enough left for a visitor-may be two, but not without straining the walls.
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He also furnished pine benches and chairs for the legislature, and covered the floors with clean saw-dust by way of carpet and spittoon combined.
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Every man's pockets were full of them; the floor of his cabin was littered with them; they were disposed in labeled rows on his shelves.
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At seven in the evening we went to bed in the second story-with our clothes on, as usual, and all three in the same bed, for every available space on the floors, chairs, etc.
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An hour later we were awakened by a great turmoil, and springing out of bed we picked our way nimbly among the ranks of snoring teamsters on the floor and got to the front windows of the long room.
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The Poor Dejected Wretch, that look'd each moment to be stuck to th' Floor, resolving now to venture on the Goldsmith's Clemency, came trembling out from underneath the Bed, & begg'd of him to save his Life, and he wou'd tell him all that e'er he knew.
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She saw Sirona sitting up upon her couch, and opposite to her the Gaul with pale distorted features; at his feet lay the sheepskin; in his right hand he held the lamp, and its light fell on the paved floor in front of the bed, and was reflected in a large dark red pool.
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He turned away, and, in the violence of the movement, knocked over a little toy chair, one of those perfectly useless, and no less ugly, impediments which stand about the floor of a well-furnished drawing-room.
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She tottered back, fell with all her weight against the table, and brought the lamp crashing to the floor.
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By candle-light, when the floor was still a swamp, things looked more desperate than they proved to be on subsequent investigation; and it is wonderful at how little outlay, in our glistening times, a villa drawing-room may be fashionably equipped.
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He seizes the fat hypocrite by the shoulder, lifts him from the floor, and hurls his carcass through a glass door.
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The corpse lies on its back on the floor, its silk nightgown covered with blood.
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Examples of Floor

Example #1
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
Example #2
Men leave their impressions on all around them.
Example #3
The girl gave a choking cry.
Example #4
In falling his head struck violently a sharp corner of the pedestal.
Example #5
The slight wound on the forehead answered his rapid scrutiny.
Example #6
Presently the face of Nahoum Pasha followed the hand.