The state of a toolbar when it appears unattached in the center of the workspace, as opposed to being docked along the workspace borders. Floating toolbars have title bars to identify them.
A floating toolbar is any toolbar that appears as a box in the working screen area. Any toolbar can be made into a floating toolbar by simply clicking-and-dragging the toolbar to the working screen area.
A toolbar that is not attached to an edge of a window. It can be moved by dragging.