1) (on water) [bridge] galleggiante
2) (unstable) [population] fluttuante
3) econ. [capital, debt] fluttuante
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floating /ˈfləʊtɪŋ/
A a.
1 galleggiante: floating bridge, ponte galleggiante (di barche)
2 (ass., naut.) flottante: floating policy, polizza flottante (o aperta); floating cargo, carico flottante
3 fluttuante; oscillante; variabile: (fin.) floating debt, debito fluttuante; (econ.) floating supply, offerta fluttuante; (stat.) floating population, popolazione fluttuante; (fin.) floating currency, valuta (o moneta) a tasso di cambio fluttuante (o a corso libero); (fin.) floating exchange rate, tasso di cambio fluttuante; (fin.) floating interest rate, tasso d'interesse variabile; (fin.) floating-rate bonds (o notes) obbligazioni a tasso d'interesse variabile
4 (rag.) corrente: floating assets, attività correnti
5 (fisiol., med.) mobile: floating rib [kidney], costola [rene] mobile
6 (elettron.: di dispositivo, ecc.) isolato; appeso
B n. [uc]
1 galleggiamento
2 fluitazione (del legname)
3 (fin.) lancio; quotazione in borsa (di una società per azioni)
4 (fin.) emissione (di un prestito)
5 (fin.) floating; fluttuazione (dei cambi con l'estero)
6 (basket) flottaggio
● (naut.) floating anchor, ancora galleggiante □ (fin.) floating capital, capitale fluttuante; capitale circolante □ (leg., fin.) floating charge, garanzia (o privilegio) da cui è assistita un'obbligazione (di una società: non esiste in Italia) □ (giardinaggio) floating cloche, telo di plastica protettivo □ (naut.) floating crane, gru su pontone □ (naut.) floating dock, bacino di carenaggio galleggiante □ (naut.) floating light, faro galleggiante □ (cucina) floating island, crema pasticcera con panna o albume montati a neve □ (mat., comput.) floating point, virgola mobile: floating point number, numero a virgola mobile; floating-point representation, rappresentazione in virgola mobile □ (naut.) floating stage, pontone □ (polit.) the floating vote, il voto fluttuante (o degli elettori indecisi) □ (polit.) floating voter, elettore indeciso; elettore che non vota sempre per lo stesso partito.
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1) (on water) [bridge] galleggiante
2) (unstable) [population] fluttuante
3) econ. [capital, debt] fluttuante

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