Definition: Horse's teeth grow to replace worn surfaces until they reach old age. Often teeth will develop sharp edges where they are not ground down as the horse chews. Most often performed by an equine dentist or veterinarian, floating the teeth files off any sharp 'hooks' or overgrown teeth.
Pronunciation: fl o t (long o sound)
Also Known As: Filing, rasping
Examples:The veterinarian used a small rasp to file sharp hooks from horse's overgrown teeth.