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

Definition of flooring

1 : floor, base
2 : material for floors

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Other details to watch for: wood flooring curved by a steaming machine and by hand, the master bedroom bed that runs eight feet in diameter, plus lots of curved storage, walls, and railings. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "Jackie Gleason’s iconic ‘Round House’ yours for $12M," 31 Aug. 2018 The collision also damaged parts of the warehouse's flooring. Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com, "Tours are back on at Mardi Gras World after barge crash -- and they're free today," 11 May 2018 The owners are offering a $20,000 allowance for new flooring throughout the home. Maureen C. Gilmer, Indianapolis Star, "Hot Property: New kid on the block blends in with historic Meridian Street homes," 4 May 2018 Concrete is one of the sturdiest materials around for flooring. Jennifer Adams, Philly.com, "Ask Jennifer Adams: Can you put a stamped concrete floor in bathrooms?," 14 Mar. 2018 The space Undeniably chic, the airy and whitewashed compound in South of Fifth has soaring ceilings, black and white flooring, skylights, an indoor courtyard and a bar adorned with copper pineapples. Sara Liss, miamiherald, "Can this vegan restaurant by a nightlife impresario make plant-based dining cool? | Miami Herald," 22 Mar. 2018 Included among the parts that had to be fabricated were gun mounts, all of the flooring, new sheet metal on the right vertical stabilizer and left bomb-bay door, the cockpit windscreen, and rear vertical stabilizer spar. Plain Dealer Staff, cleveland.com, "Restored B-17 bomber Memphis Belle debuts Thursday at Air Force museum in Dayton," 13 May 2018 Location: 6814 Abercon Trail, Noblesville • Details: Five bedrooms, 3.5 baths, two 3-car heated garages, 5,660 square feet, oversized black and white tile flooring, Corinthian columns, built-in firepit and pool, 18-foot ceilings, three fireplaces. Emma Kate Fittes, Indianapolis Star, "Hot Property: Go down the rabbit hole in this high-end and whimsical Noblesville house," 9 Mar. 2018 Over the years, he’s acquired quite the inventory, including pine flooring, barn wood, galvanized tin and shiplap. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "There's more than just shiplap to salvage around the Midwest. Here's where to find some treasures," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of flooring

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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