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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Bright-colored v. - Mark with a floating object; Keep afloat; Float on the surface of water.

Usage examples (35)
  • A lot of times, it's a two-loop swim, and the turn buoy is only 300 yards away.
  • A buoy is tossed over the rail but the captain refuses to hard down the helm and send a boat to rescue.
  • You can see there is this buoy, which is basically kind of washed ashore.
  • Not till August 31st was there picked up in the Arctic zone a buoy, which is preserved in the Museum of Stockholm. for more
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  • After falling out of the boat, the "boy" (male child) clung to the "buoy" (device to warn ships of danger).
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