flotation tank(redirected from flotation chamber)
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A type of isolation chamber in which a person floats in a tank filled with water maintained at body temperature, without tactile, auditory or visual cues. Flotation tanks have been used by those who wish to enhance the experience of meditation by eliminating sensory stimulation.
a once-popular, but now little used, technique of suspending a horse in a harness in a tank filled with water for long periods while a limb bone fracture healed; still used for brief periods of several days for lesser injuries.