(LEVEL OF BUILDING)
› [C] a level of a building; a story : They rented office space on the second floor. Note: In the US, the first floor of a building is usually at ground level.
have/take the floor › MEETINGS to have the right to speak or to start to speak in a meeting: Excuse me, I have the floor and have the right to be listened to.
get in on the ground floor UK informal ( US also get in on the first floor) › to become involved from the beginning in a business activity that you think will be successful: This is our chance to get in on the first floor of an industry that's going to be big.