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Definition of Nun buoy

Nun buoy
Nun Nun, n. [OE. nunne, AS. nunne, fr. L. nonna nun, nonnus monk; cf. Gr. ?, ?; of unknown origin. Cf. Nunnery.] 1. A woman devoted to a religious life, who lives in a convent, under the three vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. They holy time is quiet as a nun Breathless with adoration. --Wordsworth. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A white variety of domestic pigeons having a veil of feathers covering the head. (b) The smew. (c) The European blue titmouse. Gray nuns (R. C. Ch.), the members of a religious order established in Montreal in 1745, whence branches were introduced into the United States in 1853; -- so called from the color or their robe, and known in religion as Sisters of Charity of Montreal. Nun buoy. See under Buoy.

Meaning of Nun buoy from wikipedia

- and the Philippines). In channel marking its use is opposite that of a "nun buoy". canal boat A specialized watercraft designed for operation on a canal...
- Typically, day beacons mark channels whose key points are marked by lighted buoys. Day beacons may also mark smaller navigable routes in their entirety. They...
- Buoys serviced by the Papaw ranged from tiny 6-foot (2 m) nun buoys to the 35-foot (11 m) tall 18,000 lb Galveston Entrance Channel Buoy. Most buoys are...
- Sound in the distance across the Strait of Georgia and Denman Island to the right. The round island in the middle beyond the red nun buoy is Sandy Island....
- these changes; the Coast Guard recl****ified it as a "second cl**** tall nun buoy." This also marked the beginning of a period of neglect. In 1979, the now...
- by Song that the correct title of the album's opening track was "Non Stop Nun", and he apparently had been unaware that the record company had printed...
- show business. In 2012, Reddy decided to return to performing after being buo**** by the warm reception she received when she sang at her sister's 80th birthday...
- the Academy Award for Best Actress. Her other films include The Singing Nun (1966), Divorce American Style (1967), What's the Matter with Helen? (1971)...
- of the "Black Boy Inn" as it is today. The Inn signs each show a 'black buoy' on one side and a 'black boy' on the other. The Inn's name has caused controversy...
- film four out of five stars, and summed it up as "a suspenseful drama, buo**** by its innovative film making style and collection of strong performances...
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