Material, such as lumber or tile, used in making floors.(noun)
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Use "flooring" in a sentence
"The overall venue's flooring is complete, its ceiling is nearly done and millwork is being installed."
"The great flooring is made of driftwoods that are collected from the beaches of France."
"Tatami rooms are characterized by their flooring, usually slightly padded and covered with woven straw."