Some articles on floats, float:
... one of the main problems was getting the floats to leave the water, that is to "unstick" ... In England A.V.Roe Co had put the first Type D on floats and it left the water on 18 November 1911 at Barrow-in-Furness using stepped floats, but dropped back into the water and was damaged ...
... Floats are decorated platforms, which are either built on a vehicle or towed behind one ... Parade, nineteen organizations and groups created floats to present to those watching ...
... organizes the basic elements of the nebuta, such as processional order, creation of floats, and marching-band musicians ... Other important factors include the children who pull the floats with ropes (in most cases, the floats are carried along by other means, and the children ...
... The floats from the Aomori Nebuta were taken to the Hakodate Ika Odori festival in 2007 ... of a friendship agreement between the two cities, and the Ika Odori led the float procession on the final day of the festival during the previous year's festival (August 7, 2006) ... The floats have also been invited every year to Shibuya, Tokyo, where the festival has taken place annually in September since 2005 ...
... Floats for the New Year's Day Tournament of Roses Parade evolved from flower-decorated horse carriages ... The carriages evolved into floats ... The floats are required to be covered with plant material, living or dead ...
Famous quotes containing the word floats:
“[Madness] is the jail we could all end up in. And we know it. And watch our step. For a lifetime. We behave. A fantastic and entire system of social control, by the threat of example as effective over the general population as detention centers in dictatorships, the image of the madhouse floats through every mind for the course of its lifetime.”
—Kate Millett (b. 1934)
“Ah, broken is the golden bowl! the spirit flown forever!
Let the bell toll!a saintly soul floats on the Stygian river;
And, Guy De Vere, hast thou no tear?weep now or never more!
See! on yon drear and rigid bier low lies thy love, Lenore!”
—Edgar Allan Poe (18091849)
“A sweetheart from another life floats there
As though she had been forced to linger
From vague distress
Or arrogant loveliness,
Merely to loosen out a tress
Among the starry eddies of her hair....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)