BUOY

An anchored float used for marking a position on the water or a hazard or a shoal and for mooring

Buoy

A buoy (ɔɪ, also ɔɪ or iː) is a floating device that can have many purposes. It can be anchored (stationary) or allowed to drift with the sea wave. The word, of Old French or Middle Dutch origin, is (in UK English) now most commonly pronounced ɔɪ (identical with boy, as in buoyancy). In American English the pronunciation is closer to `boo-....
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Buoy

A floating object of defined shape and color, which is anchored at a given position and serves as an aid to navigation.
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Buoy

• (v. t.) To support or sustain; to preserve from sinking into ruin or despondency. • (n.) A float; esp. a floating object moored to the bottom, to mark a channel or to point out the position of something beneath the water, as an anchor, shoal, rock, etc. • (v. t.) To keep from sinking in a fluid, as in water or air; to keep afloat; ...
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Buoy

(pronounced b
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buoy

noun bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards
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Buoy

Buoy intransitive verb To float; to rise like a buoy. 'Rising merit will buoy up at last.' Pope.
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Buoy

Buoy noun [ Dutch boei buoy, fetter, from Old French boie , buie , chain, fetter, French bouée a buoy, from Latin boia . ' Boiae genus vinculorum tam ferreae quam ligneae.' Festus . So called because chained to its place.] (Nautical) A float; e...
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Buoy

Buoy transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Buoyed ; present participle & verbal noun Buoying .] 1. To keep from sinking in a fluid, as in water or air; to keep afloat; -- with up . 2. To support or sustain...
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Buoy

A buoy is a floating object used to mark channels for shipping or warn of hazards to navigation.
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Buoy

A float; especially a floating object moored to the bottom, to mark a channel, anchor, shoal rock, etc.
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Buoy

A float; especially a floating object moored to the bottom, to mark a CHANNEL, anchor, shoal rock, etc. Some common types include
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Buoy

A floating anchored object used to mark the navigable limits of channels, sunken dangers, isolated rocks, etc.
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Buoy

A floating marker.
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buoy

A floating object employed as an aid to mariners to mark the navigable limits of channels, their fairways, sunken dangers, isolated rocks, telegraph cables, and the like; floating devices fixed in place at sea, lake or river as reference points for navigation or for other purposes.
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buoy

A floating object marking the navigable limits of channels, sunken dangers, isolated rocks, telegraph cables etc.
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Buoy

A floating object of defined shape and color, which is anchored at a given position and serves as an aid to navigation.
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Buoy

A floating object of defined shape and color, which is anchored at a given position and serves as an aid to navigation.
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Buoy

a floating object usually moored to the bottom. Buoys can be used as temporary markers, called dans, during Danish seine fishing to mark the anchor position of a net, or when fishing with lobster pots to mark the position of the pots.
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Buoy

a floating object usually moored to the bottom. Buoys can be used as temporary markers, called dans, during Danish seine fishing to mark the anchor position of a net, or when fishing with lobster pots to mark the position of the pots.
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buoy

A marker or float used to identify navigational landmarks or channels
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Buoy

an anchored float marking a position or for use as a mooring
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buoy

An anchored float used for marking a position on the water or a hazard or a shoal and for mooring.
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Buoy

An anchored float used for marking a position on the water. Usually made of steel, moulded plastics or moulded plastics for a permanent mark (eg mooring buoys or channel markers), or an inflatable plastic for temporary racing marks. A race course (and often the start line) will usually be marked out by a series of temporary or permanent buoys.
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Buoy

An anchored float used for marking a position on the water or a hazard or a shoal and for mooring.
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