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

- A buoy (/ˈbɔɪ, buː.i/; boy, BOO-ee) is a floating device that can have many purposes. It can be anc****d (stationary) or allowed to drift with ocean currents...
- Look up buoy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A buoy is a floating device of many types and uses. Buoy(s) may also refer to: Buøy, Hundvåg, Stavanger...
- Buøy is an island in the muni****lity of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Hundvåg in the city of Stavanger. The 0...
- Buoy is the official mascot for the Seattle Kraken, a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Seattle. The process of finding a mascot took two years...
- A SLOT buoy (short for: "Submarine-Launched One-Way Transmitter Buoy" or "Submarine-Launched One-Way Tactical Buoy") is a buoy with an on-board radio...
- A buoy tender is a type of vessel used to maintain and replace navigational buoys. This term can also apply to an actual person who does this work. The...
- The Buoys may refer to: The Buoys (American band), a pop rock band The Buoys (Australian band), an alternative rock band Boys (disambiguation) Buoy (disambiguation)...
- off the coast of West Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea. A weather buoy, named the Soul buoy after the soul music genre, is permanently moored at the location...
- 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...
- 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...