KJV Dictionary Definition: float
1. That which swims or is borne on water; as a float of weeds and rushes. But particularly, a body or collection of timber, boards or planks fastened together and conveyed down a stream; a raft. The latter word is more generally used in the United States.
2. The cork or quill used on an angling line, to support it and discover the bite of a fish.
3. The act of flowing; flux; flood; the primary sense, but obsolete.
4. A quantity of earth, eighteen feet square and one deep.
5. A wave. L. fuctus.
FLOAT, v.i. L. fluo, to flow.
1. To be borne or sustained on the surface of a fluid; to swim; to be buoyed up; not to sink; not to be aground. We say, the water is so shallow, the ship will not float.
1. Flooded; overflowed.
2. Borne on water.
1. Swimming; conveying on water; overflowing.
2. Lying flat on the surface of the water; as a floating leaf.