flooring

noun
floor·ing | \ ˈflȯr-iŋ \

Definition of flooring 

1 : floor, base

2 : material for floors

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Since the storm, Nall has seen the people around her rebuild, slowly but surely filing permits, hiring (and firing) contractors, picking out flooring and cabinets and eventually moving back in. Jennifer Bolton, Houston Chronicle, "Video: 83-year-old Pearland woman still living in house gutted from Harvey," 11 July 2018 Other materials include cedar siding, metal roofing, engineered hardwood flooring, and bamboo countertops. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "This rad tiny house was made for colder climates," 12 June 2018 The vehicles will also get new paint, flooring and lighting. Laura J. Nelson, latimes.com, "Goodbye, upholstery. Hello, vinyl: L.A. Metro is phasing out some of its infamous fabric seats," 10 July 2018 Much of the work in the art and music areas involves replacing flooring and furniture and improving acoustical panels. Steve Sadin, chicagotribune.com, "New libraries at Caruso and Shepard designed with an eye toward collaboration, technology," 9 July 2018 Interior renovations adorned the home with fresh paint, flooring and modern finishes, including a kitchen with new cabinets, appliances and countertops. David Gleisner, Daily Southtown, "Orland Park's 'first and oldest' home is on the market," 2 July 2018 Rooms feature wooden flooring and fluffy white duvets and a minibar with all of its contents free, including fizzy sangria in a bottle. New York Times, "36 Hours in Seville," 14 June 2018 The condo includes more than 1,600 square feet of living space and boasts details like original, wide-plank flooring, high ceilings, and enormous windows. Shannon Rooney, Philly.com, "On the market: Old City condo in former textile factory for $545,000," 12 July 2018 Steven and Wendy chose every detail of their home: layout, flooring, cabinetry, counters, appliances and more. Michelle Beaver, azcentral, "Couple embraces Main Street living in custom downtown Scottsdale condo," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of flooring

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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flooring

noun

English Language Learners Definition of flooring

: material used for floors

flooring

noun
floor·ing | \ ˈflȯr-iŋ \

Kids Definition of flooring

2 : material for floors

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