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 for flooring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Floor \Floor\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Floored; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Flooring.]
     1. To cover with a floor; to furnish with a floor; as, to
        floor a house with pine boards.
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     2. To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down;
        hence, to silence by a conclusive answer or retort; as, to
        floor an opponent.
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              Floored or crushed by him.            --Coleridge.
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     3. To finish or make an end of; as, to floor a college
        examination. [Colloq.]
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              I've floored my little-go work.       --T. Hughes.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flooring \Floor"ing\, n.
     A platform; the bottom of a room; a floor; pavement. See
     Floor, n. --Addison.
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     2. Material for the construction of a floor or floors.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flooring
      n 1: the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway,
           tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the
           bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor
           of the tent" [syn: floor, flooring]
      2: building material used in laying floors

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  83 Moby Thesaurus words for "flooring":
     adobe, ashlar, base, basement, basis, bearing wall, bed, bedding,
     bedrock, brick, bricks and mortar, carpet, carpeting, cement,
     clinker, concrete, cover, covering materials, deck, doormat,
     drop cloth, duckboards, earth, ferroconcrete, firebrick, flag,
     flagstone, floor, floor covering, floorboards, fond, footing,
     foundation, fundament, fundamental, ground, ground cloth,
     ground-sheet, grounds, groundwork, hardpan, lath and plaster,
     masonry, mat, mortar, parquet, pave, pavement, paving,
     paving material, plasters, prestressed concrete, principle,
     radical, riprap, rock bottom, roofage, roofing, rudiment, rug,
     seat, siding, sill, solid ground, solid rock, stereobate, stone,
     stylobate, substratum, substruction, substructure, surfacing,
     terra firma, tile, tiling, underbuilding, undercarriage,
     undergirding, underpinning, understruction, understructure,
     walling, welcome mat
  
  

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