A floor is the thing that you stand on when you are inside of a building. There are many different kinds of floors.
The word "floor" is also used when referring to a level or a story of a building:
You can also use the word "floor" to describe the bottom layer of a natural location:
- The floor of a forest might not get much sunlight. This forest floor is covered with moss.
Some expressions use the word "floor."
- Most young people start on the ground floor when they join a company. From the ground floor, they work their way up the ladder. (To work one’s way up the ladder is to move into better positions.)
- A sales floor is an area inside a store or a showroom where a salesperson sells things.
- During a meeting, a person who has the floor is the person who is speaking.
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Date of publication: September 9, 2016