floor·​ing | \ ˈflȯr-iŋ How to pronounce flooring (audio) \

Definition of flooring

1 : floor, base
2 : material for floors

Examples of flooring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anti-slip grip flooring had to be placed around the pool to prevent actors from slipping. Melissa Hernandezstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 2022 Hardwood installation typically starts with removing a home's existing flooring. Nafeesah Allen, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 May 2022 There are also cedar-wood accents on the walls and Cuban-tile flooring. Robyn A. Friedman, sun-sentinel.com, 24 Feb. 2022 The wood of the Douglas fir is ideal for doors, stairs, baseboards, paneling and flooring. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland, 2 May 2022 The basement office has recessed lighting and vinyl-plank flooring. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Apr. 2022 The beams and heart pine flooring continue into the sunroom, where floor to ceiling windows bring in the lakefront views. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, 16 Apr. 2022 The materials include high-quality leathers, hardwood flooring options, hand-stitching on the seats, and metal finishes on features like lights, air valves, cabin handles and door latches. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 5 Apr. 2022 While waxed oak flooring, darkened with provincial stain, is used through most of the first floor, the mudroom has a tile floor. James Alexander, courant.com, 4 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of flooring

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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21 May 2022

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“Flooring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flooring. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for flooring


floor·​ing | \ ˈflȯr-iŋ How to pronounce flooring (audio) \

Kids Definition of flooring

2 : material for floors

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