04/04/2019 1:00:00 Floaters Floaters
What is Floaters?
Floaters definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a person or thing that floats.
Informal. a person who is continually changing his or her place of abode, employment, etc.
an employee without a fixed job assignment: One of our officers works as a floater, filling in when someone is out.
U.S. Politics. a voter not attached to any party, especially a person whose vote may be purchased.
a person who fraudulently votes, usually for pay, in different places in the same election.
a speck or string that appears to be drifting across the eye just outside the line of vision, caused by cells or cell fragments in the vitreous humor registering on the retina; musca volitans.
Also called floating policy. Insurance. a policy that insures movable personal property, covering a loss in any location.
Finance. any security or note that has a floating rate.
Medicine/Medical Slang. a corpse found floating in a body of water.
Animal Behavior. a territorial animal that has been unable to claim a territory and is forced into undefended, marginal areas with limited resources.
Australian. a meat pie served in a plate of gravy or pea soup.