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 Regular foot traffic can track dirt, grime, and grease over outdoor cement flooring. Nafeesah Allen, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 June 2022 Lightning can travel through any metal wires or bars in concrete walls or flooring. Times Staff, Los Angeles Times, 22 June 2022 The building also will undergo electrical work and new flooring will be installed. Alexandria Burris, The Indianapolis Star, 21 June 2022 Wall-to-wall carpeting throughout a home has no advantages other than generally being the least expensive flooring option available. Amanda Lauren, Forbes, 20 June 2022 The two-story foyer has limestone and marble flooring. Kathy Orton, Washington Post, 17 June 2022 The pair launched into remodeling Cummings' home into a healthier environment by choosing paint with limited off-gassing materials, replacing carpet and synthetic flooring with tile and hardwood and revamping the air duct system. Samantha Hendrickson, Journal Sentinel, 16 June 2022 According to the listing by Woehrle Real Estate, the home went through a full remodel in 2017 that included updating the master bedroom, and adding lighting features and oak flooring. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 15 June 2022 But standing at the bedroom window, with the house’s revitalized original flooring creaking underfoot, the manicured 17th hole is still plainly visible. Bill Pennington, New York Times, 14 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of flooring

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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26 Jun 2022

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“Flooring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flooring. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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

Kids Definition of flooring

2 : material for floors

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