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 There’s a lot to like about tile flooring, especially in kitchens, bathrooms and foyers. Michael Pollick, chicagotribune.com, "The best mop for tile floors," 20 Feb. 2021 According to Colt Byrom of Byrom Building in Birmingham, Alabama, the top ways homeowners request to incorporate reclaimed wood into a new build is with beams, flooring, ceilings, and accent walls. Amy Mitchell, Country Living, "6 Best Places to Find or Buy Reclaimed Wood Near You," 18 Jan. 2021 The wood flooring was also refinished with a lighter shade that makes the space feel super polished yet homey. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, "Becca Tobin Turns a "90s Eyesore" Into an Inviting Home," 28 Dec. 2020 Just some of the two-year job involved new windows, flooring, ceilings, changes to infrastructure to allow for modern technology and lighting throughout. Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, "This $6M Rancho Santa Fe mansion comes with a hidden speakeasy," 24 Dec. 2020 Her plan called for new countertops, new flooring, and gallons of paint. Becky Mollenkamp, Better Homes & Gardens, "This Twice-Remodeled Kitchen Showcases an Evolution in Modern Style," 24 Nov. 2020 Listed by Brittany Mathews, this residence features an open floor plan with high ceilings, white oak flooring and clean architectural lines. Dallas News, "Park Cities offers ‘attention-grabbing’ communities," 7 Feb. 2021 The single-level house on 0.48 acres has upgraded laminate wood flooring and an open great room with large windows and a vaulted ceiling. oregonlive, "Top 20 most-viewed Oregon homes for sale: Remodels, mansions, farmhouses, floating homes," 19 Dec. 2020 Under the curved brick-and-glass roof of the Arena Berlin, which began its life as a 1920s bus depot, workers raced to lay flooring and rig wiring for the building's newest metamorphosis: a mass vaccination center. Washington Post, "As Germany awaits vaccine, mass vaccination centers are built in less than a week," 12 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of flooring

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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26 Feb 2021

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“Flooring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flooring. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of flooring

: material used for floors


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

Kids Definition of flooring

2 : material for floors

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