- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
FLOOR, noun flore. [In early ages, the inhabitants of Europe had no floor in their huts, but the ground. The sense of the word is probably that which is laid or spread.]
1. That part of a building or room on which we walk; the bottom or lower part, consisting, in modern houses, of boards, plands or pavement; as the floor of a house, room, bar, stable or outhouse.
2. A platform of boards or plans laid on timbers, as in a bridge; any similar platform.
3. A story in a building; as the first or second floor
4. A floor or earthen floor is still used in some kinds of business, made of loam, or of lime, sand and iron dust, as in malting.
5. The bottom of a ship, or that part which is nearly horizontal.
FLOOR, verb transitive To lay a floor; to cover timbers with a floor; to furnish with a floor; as, to floor a house with pine boards.
FLOOR'ED, Covered with boards, plank or pavement; furnished with a floor.
FLOOR'ING, participle present tense Laying a floor; furnishing with a floor.
1. A platform; the bottom of a room or building; pavement.
2. Materials for floors.
FLOOR-TIMBERS, noun The timbers on which a floor is laid.