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Float may refer to: A group of crocodiles in one place all together. This includes hunting and fighting.

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Marine and fishing-related[edit]

  • 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
  • Profiling float


  • Float, a term used in archaeology, geology, and paleontology to describe artifacts, fossils, or rocks found in soil or on the surface away from any original context
  • Float voltage, an external electric potential required to keep a battery fully charged


  • Float (liquid level), a fluid-level indicator used in process engineering and plumbing
  • Float (woodworking), a tool used to cut, flatten and/or smooth wood via abrasion
  • Concrete float, a finishing tool for smoothing wet concrete surfaces
  • Float, a rasp-like tool sporting sharp cutting teeth, sometimes used on horse teeth


  • Float (horse-drawn), a form of two-wheeled horse-drawn cart with a low loadbed
  • Float (nautical), an external, buoyant section of a water vessel (such as a Pontoon (boat) or floatplane)
  • Float (parade), a decorated vehicle or moving platform, could be animal- or man-drawn or motorized, used in a festive parade
  • Float or horse float, also known as a horse trailer
  • Float shifting, or "floating gears", the practice of shifting gears on a manual transmission without using the clutch
  • Milk float, a small battery electric vehicle specifically designed for the delivery of fresh milk
  • Valve float, a condition of an internal combustion engine

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