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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A float to support persons who have fallen into the water.

Usage examples (32)
  • In a MOB situation the lifebuoy is the most important item of first intervention.
  • But a man does not throw himself into the sea just because there is a lifebuoy handy.
  • At seven-twenty-five I closed right up and drifted down a lifebuoy to them, carrying a light line.
  • The best option for British taxpayers would have been to let the bank sink or swim without a financial lifebuoy from the state. for more
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