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 […]
noun 1. a group of railroad workers who service or repair the track but are not assigned to a particular section.