(mainly Brit) an unsecured charge on the assets of an enterprise that allows such assets to be used commercially until the enterprise ceases to operate or the creditor intervenes to demand collateral
noun 1. . noun 1. Japanese Uki Gumo. a novel (1887–89) by Shimei Futabatei.
- Floating crap game
noun phrase A professional crap game that moves about to thwart police interference: The floating crap game run by an underworld gambling syndicate (1940s+)
- Floating debt
noun 1. short-term government borrowing, esp by the issue of three-month Treasury bills
noun 1. a submersible, floating structure used as a dry dock, having a floor that is submerged, slipped under a floating vessel, and then raised so as to raise the vessel entirely out of the water. noun 1. a large boxlike structure that can be submerged to allow a vessel to enter it and then […]