Translation of "float" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /fləʊt/ us /floʊt/

B1 to stay on the surface of a liquid and not go under

I like floating on my back in the pool.

B1 to move gently through the air

A balloon floated across the sky.

(Translation of “float” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /fləut/

to (make something) stay on the surface of a liquid

A piece of wood was floating in the stream.
floating population noun

a section of the population not permanently resident in a place.

población flotante
floating restaurant noun

a restaurant on a boat or other floating structure.

restaurante flotante

(Translation of “float” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)