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floater

[′flōd·ər]
(oceanography)
(petroleum engineering)
A structure for offshore drilling that is secured to the sea floor only by anchors.
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What causes the eye floaters you can sometimes see if you stare at a blank wall?
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new Canadian study led by a researcher of Indian origin has found that eye floaters and flashes of light are linked to retinal tear or detachment and may even cause blindness if left untreated.
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