flooring

noun

floor·​ing ˈflȯr-iŋ How to pronounce flooring (audio)
1
: floor, base
2
: material for floors

Examples of flooring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The unusual flooring at the event evoked the primary setting of the Dune series: the desert planet Arrakis, home of the Fremen and a valuable hallucinogenic-slash-navigation-tool known as spice. EW.com, 15 Feb. 2024 But there were some changes that needed to be made, for example, the flooring needed to be replaced throughout the home. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 14 Feb. 2024 In one section of the lobby, glass flooring reveals a glimpse of an ancient subterranean baptismal pool that belongs to the neighboring church. Laura May Todd, New York Times, 8 Feb. 2024 Other features include: Small pond Epic landscaping Backyard Versatile rooms Tiled flooring The home was featured on Zillow Gone Wild, a Facebook page and X account that showcases unique homes on the real estate market all over the country, and people were intrigued. Tj MacIas, Kansas City Star, 6 Feb. 2024 There’s concrete flooring and tons of eco-friendly touches, including energy-efficient lighting. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 31 Jan. 2024 Everything includes the back walls adorned with the brands from local cattle ranches, distressed wooden flooring and tables with photos of locals, historic and current, under the glass tops. Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024 One new wood chair at Restoration Hardware features unusually broad rustic slats, much like wide plank flooring. Elaine Markoutsas, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 O’Neill’s goal is to grow the company and stockpile enough lumber to produce flooring in addition to paneling. Jill Draper, Kansas City Star, 24 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of flooring was in 1624

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“Flooring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flooring. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

flooring

noun
floor·​ing ˈflōr-iŋ How to pronounce flooring (audio)
ˈflȯr-
1
2
: material for floors

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