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floater

 
Noun floater has 8 senses
  1. musca volitans, muscae volitantes, floater, spots - spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    --1 is a kind of symptom
  2. floater - a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)
    --2 is a kind of
    debt instrument, certificate of indebtedness
  3. vagrant, drifter, floater, vagabond - a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
    --3 is a kind of wanderer, roamer, rover, bird of passage; poor person, have-not
    --3 has particulars: beachcomber; sundowner; tramp, hobo, bum
  4. floater - an employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed
    --4 is a kind of
    employee
  5. floater - a voter who votes illegally at different polling places in the same election
    --5 is a kind of
    voter, elector
  6. floater - a swimmer who floats in the water
    --6 is a kind of
    swimmer, natator, bather
    Derived form: verb float2
  7. floater - an object that floats or is capable of floating
    --7 is a kind of
    object, physical object
    --7 has particulars: iceberg, berg
    Derived form: verb float2
  8. floater, floating policy - an insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
    --8 is a kind of policy, insurance policy, insurance
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