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floating

1. (of an organ or part) displaced from the normal position or abnormally movable
2. Politics not definitely attached to one place or policy; uncommitted or unfixed
3. Machinery operating smoothly through being free from external constraints
4. (of an electronic circuit or device) not connected to a source of voltage

What does it mean when you dream about floating?

Dreams in which one simply floats can indicate freedom, as reflected in the expression “free-floating.” Floating through the air can have the same meaning as flying. Large bodies of water are frequently symbols of the unconscious, so floating in calm waters indicates being at peace with the unconscious. A curious aside—pregnant women often have floating dreams.

floating

[′flōd·iŋ]
(electronics)
The condition wherein a device or circuit is not grounded and not tied to an established voltage supply.

floating

Smoothing newly applied mortar, plaster, or concrete with a trowel or float.

Floating

(dreams)
Floating in water can be symbolic of floating on top of your emotions and being in harmony with the unconscious. Floating through the air has the same symbolism as flying. Floating usually represents your current feelings of peacefulness and general freedom. On a more negative note, floating could also be symbolic of your aloofness, lack of connection, or a need to become more grounded. In order to interpret any dream appropriately, some self-evaluation and honesty is required. Meaning of dreams is very personal and specific for each dreamer.
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Depending on your firm's hedge objective, you can agree to be either a fixed-rate payor that receives the floating rate or a fixed-rate receiver that pays the floating rate.
Gary Hellner, assistant treasurer at Quanex, says, "To cover a percentage of our bank revolving credit commitment, which was floating at LIBOR, we entered into a cap agreement at 12 percent in December of 1988, when LIBOR interest rates were at 9.