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floor

noun base, basis, bedrock, bottom, flooring, foundation, fundamental basis, girder, ground, groundwork, jumping off point, premise, principle, rudiment, starting point, support, supporting structure, underlying principle, underpinning basis
Associated concepts: floor plan in zoning and construccion laws, hacking the floor in parliamentary procedure, minimum wage
See also: recognition
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John Bosco of Torrance will unveil one of the biggest freshman basketball players in the country next season when 6-foot-9 Alex Jacobson takes the floor.
But if Rick Fox takes the floor tonight for Game 2 with his curls shorn, I'll worry about the message he sends about the Lakers mindset as the franchise encounters its first playoff-series deficit since way back in the pre-Phil Jackson era of the 1900s.