Everyone dropped to the floor, and then immediately after evacuated.
It was a Senate floor soap opera over none other than a soap-opera producer.
The room felt light and ethereal, with bright lights reflecting off of the floor and white curtained walls.
Fourteen years ago, there was an incredible debate on the floor of the United States Senate.
“Nonsense,” muttered Hawberk, searching on the floor for a fallen rivet.
I crossed the floor, knelt down by him, and tried to wake him.
He began to pace the floor again from one room to the other.
The ceiling of this strange room was now their floor, but Rawson was not deceived.
The floor was covered with old matting and a few faded rugs.
The floor is of hard matter, and the walls and ceilings of plaster.
Old English flor "floor, pavement, ground, bottom (of a lake, etc.)," from Proto-Germanic *floruz "floor" (cf. Middle Dutch and Dutch vloer, Old Norse flor "floor," Middle High German vluor, German Flur "field, meadow"), from PIE *plaros "flat surface" (cf. Welsh llawr "ground"), enlarged from *pele- (2) "flat, to spread" (see plane (n.1)).
Meaning "level of a house" is from 1580s. The figurative sense in legislative assemblies (as opposed to the platform) is first recorded 1774. Spanish suelo "floor" is from Latin solum "bottom, ground, soil;" German Boden is cognate with English bottom. Floor plan attested from 1867.