floenoun [ C ]uk /fləʊ/ us /floʊ/ also ice floe
Examples from literature
- Gentle breezes from the east, south, and south-west did not disturb the hardening floes.
- Soon they would be able to cross from the solid shore ice to the drifting floe.
- The easterly gale would send the floes up stream.
- They found a small floe of level ice close to the beach, which appeared very lately formed.
- We then passed over four or five small floes, and across the pools of water that lay between them.