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Float may refer to:
- Float (bartending technique)
- Float (liquid level), a fluid-level indicator used in process engineering and plumbing
- Float (project management), a time-management device
- Float (sculpture), a 1990 public artwork by American artist Peter Flanary
- Float (woodworking), a tool used to cut, flatten and/or smooth wood via abrasion
- Float railway station, a former railway station in County Westmeath, Ireland
- Float voltage, an external electric potential required to keep a battery fully charged
- Concrete float, a finishing tool for smoothing wet concrete surfaces
- Valve float, a condition of an internal combustion engine
- an ice cream soda
- a term used in geology, paleontology, and archaeology to describe rocks, fossils, or artifacts found in soil or on the surface away from any original context
- a rasp-like tool sporting sharp cutting teeth
- as used on horse teeth
Finance and economics
- Float (money supply)
- Public float, the total number of shares publicly owned and available for trading, after subtracting restricted shares from the total outstanding shares.
- An initial public offering (IPO) can be referred to as a stock market float, particularly in British English.
- A cash float is the money in a cash register needed at the beginning of a trading period in order to give change to customers.
- Float (computing)
- a single precision binary computer number format
- a Cascading Style Sheets attribute
- Float (nautical), one of usually multiple air-filled structures giving buoyancy to a pontoon boat, floatplane, seaplane, etc.
- Fishing float, a bite indicator used in angling
- Fishing net float, small floats attached along one side of the net so that it hangs vertically in the water
- Glass float, a type of large float used to keep fishing nets or droplines afloat
- Float (horse-drawn), a form of two-wheeled horse-drawn cart with a low loadbed
- Float or horse float, also known as horse trailer
- Float (parade), a decorated vehicle or moving platform, could be animal- or man-drawn or motorized, used in a festive parade
- Milk float, a small battery electric vehicle specifically designed for the delivery of fresh milk
Music and dance
- Float (Aesop Rock album), 2000
- Float (Styles P album), 2013
- Float (b-boy move), a balance-intensive breakdance move
- Float (Flogging Molly album), 2008
- "Float", a song from the album The Music by the band of the same name
- "Float", a song by Bush from their 2001 album Golden State
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