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Definition of "floe" []

  • An ice floe. (noun)
  • A segment that has separated from such an ice mass. (noun)

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Use "floe" in a sentence
  • "The fate of three men afloat on a floe is too horrible to think about."
  • "Maybe their new reporter/commentator, The Killer from Wasilla, could go camp out on an Arctic ice floe and report back to us on how the floe is doin’ sizewize .."
  • "Hockey and football on the floe were our chief recreations, and all hands joined in many a strenuous game."