flooring

Part of speech: noun

Material for a floor.

Part of speech: noun

Floors collectively; a floor.

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Usage examples "flooring":

  1. I was standing on the beam which supported the light flooring of the hay- loft; beneath was the threshing- floor; above me the great rafters of the barn, and around one of these I had fastened a rope, the other terminus of which was knotted about my neck. - "The Blunders of a Bashful Man", Metta Victoria Fuller Victor.
  2. It is used for flooring, furniture, boat building, for the wooden parts of machinery and tools, and for making shoe- pegs and shoe lasts. - "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study", Ontario Ministry of Education.
  3. The hard- beaten ground is the only flooring of the hut, and the roof is simply of bark. - "A Boy's Voyage Round the World", The Son of Samuel Smiles.