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floor·ing

 (flôr′ĭng)
n.
1. A floor.
2. Material, such as lumber or tile, used in making floors.

flooring

(ˈflɔːrɪŋ)
n
1. (Building) the material used in making a floor, esp the surface material
2. (Building) another word for floor1

floor•ing

(ˈflɔr ɪŋ, ˈfloʊr-)

n.
1. a floor.
2. floors collectively.
3. materials for making floors.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flooring - the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)flooring - the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
bell deck - a floor under the bells of an open belfry
dance floor - a bare floor polished for dancing
floorboard - the floor of an automobile
hall, hallway - an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open; "the elevators were at the end of the hall"
horizontal surface, level - a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line; "park the car on the level"
parquet, parquet floor - a floor made of parquetry
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
truck bed - the floor or bottom of a wagon or truck or trailer
2.flooring - building material used in laying floors
building material - material used for constructing buildings
Translations
مواد تغطيَة المصْطَبَه
podlahový materiál
gulvbeklædninggulvbelægning
padlózat
gólfefni
podlahová krytina
döşemelik

flooring

[ˈflɔːrɪŋ] Nsuelo m; (= material) → solería f

flooring

[ˈflɔːrɪŋ] n
(= covering) → revêtement m de sol
(= floor) → sol m (= wooden floor) → plancher m
(= boards, laminate) → matériau m pour planchers, matériaux mpl pour planchersfloor lamp n (US)lampadaire mfloor plan nplan m de niveaufloor polish ncire ffloor show nspectacle m de variétés

flooring

n
(= floor)(Fuß)boden m
(= material)Fußbodenbelag m

flooring

[ˈflɔːrɪŋ] n (floor) → pavimento; (material) → materiale m per pavimentazioni

floor

(floː) noun
1. the surface in a room etc on which one stands or walks.
2. all the rooms on the same level in a building. My office is on the third floor.
verb
1. to make or cover a floor. We've floored the kitchen with plastic tiles.
2. to knock down. He floored him with a powerful blow.
be floored
1. be completely surprised or shocked. We were completely floored by his behavior.
2. to have a floor of. Our bathroom is floored with ceramic tiles.
-floored
having a floor or floors (of a particular kind). a stone-floored kitchen.
ˈfloorboard noun
one of the narrow boards used to make a floor.
ˈflooring noun
material for making or covering floors.
References in classic literature ?
By Trunion bridge it is within eleven and a half inches of the flooring," he went on, the words coming quickly and with a little whistling noise from between his teeth.
There was to be an addition--a small snuggery; there was to be frescoing, and hardwood flooring was to be put into such rooms as had not yet been subjected to this improvement.
Another step stamped on the flooring above and something fell; and there was silence.
But all these tokens of past grandeur were miserably decayed and dirty; rot, damp, and age, had weakened the flooring, which in many places was unsound and even unsafe.
The floor was composed of earth mixed with lime, trodden into a hard substance, such as is often employed in flooring our modern barns.
The flooring, of diagonally set narrow boards, was uncarpeted and unpolished.
However, all these discoveries are nothing, to my mind, compared with that which I was able to make, in the presence of the acting-manager, in the managers' office, within a couple of inches from the desk-chair, and which consisted of a trap-door, the width of a board in the flooring and the length of a man's fore-arm and no longer; a trap-door that falls back like the lid of a box; a trap-door through which I can see a hand come and dexterously fumble at the pocket of a swallow-tail coat.
When he chose to take a walk it was with a regular step in the entrance hall with its mosaic flooring, or in the circular gallery with its dome supported by twenty red porphyry Ionic columns, and illumined by blue painted windows.
La Carconte then entered her chamber, the flooring of which creaked beneath her heavy, uncertain tread, as she proceeded towards her arm-chair, into which she fell as though exhausted.
It is evident that the open part of the court had no flooring but the natural soil.
Their plan was to pass through the hole they were making into this loft and cut out from below a piece of the flooring of the king's room, so as to form a kind of trap-door.
The walls were carefully sounded, and were shown to be quite solid all round, and the flooring was also thoroughly examined, with the same result.