Definition of Buoy. Meaning of Buoy. Synonyms of Buoy

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Definition of Buoy

Buoy
Buoy Buoy, v. i. To float; to rise like a buoy. ``Rising merit will buoy up at last.' --Pope.
Buoy
Buoy Buoy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buoyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Buoying.] 1. To keep from sinking in a fluid, as in water or air; to keep afloat; -- with up. 2. To support or sustain; to preserve from sinking into ruin or despondency. Those old prejudices, which buoy up the ponderous mass of his nobility, wealth, and title. --Burke. 3. To fix buoys to; to mark by a buoy or by buoys; as, to buoy an anchor; to buoy or buoy off a channel. Not one rock near the surface was discovered which was not buoyed by this floating weed. --Darwin.

Meaning of Buoy from wikipedia

- disputed. Race course marker buoyBuoy racing is the most prevalent form of yacht racing and power boat racing. The buoys are used to delimit the race...
- The Southernmost Point Buoy is an anc****d concrete buoy in Key West, Florida, marking the southernmost point in the continental United States, the lowest...
- submarine rescue buoy is a floating buoy, attached to a submarine and released in the event of a serious accident or sinking. The buoy remains attached...
- wheely, ring buoy, lifering, lifesaver, life donut, life preserver or lifebelt, also known as a "kisby ring" or "perry buoy", is a life saving buoy designed...
- Buoy is a floating device of many types and uses. Buoy or variant, may refer to: Buøy, Hundvåg, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway; an island Buøy IL, a sports...
- A surface marker buoy, SMB, dive float or simply a blob is a buoy used by scuba divers, at the end of a line from the diver, intended to indicate the diver's...
- A Single buoy mooring (SrM) (also known as single-point mooring or SPM) is a loading buoy anc****d offs****, that serves as a mooring point and interconnect...
- A pull buoy or leg float is a figure-eight shaped piece of closed-cell foam used in swim workouts. Swimmers place the buoy between their thighs or their...
- A rescue buoy or rescue tube or torpedo buoy is a piece of lifesaving equipment used in water rescue. This flotation device can help support the victim's...
- Buøy is an island in the borough of Hundvåg in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. The 0.6-square-kilometre (150-acre) island was formerly...
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