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Synonyms for buoy

buoy someone up

Synonyms for buoy

to keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty

Synonyms for buoy

float on the surface of water

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keep afloat

mark with a buoy

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These buoys are really going to provide some new insights and understanding for ocean acidification in the Pacific-Arctic region," Mathis said.
The buoys include sensors that can detect materials above, on or below the water's surface, including chemicals used to make a bomb.
The two separate buoys will allow natural gas to be delivered in a continuous flow, without interruption, by scheduling an overlap between arriving and departing SRVs.
11, 1960, a group of scientists, engineers, and technicians from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution set a doughnut-shaped buoy into the waters off Bermuda.
The buoys are marked with a bright red diamond, the international warning symbol for boaters.
The buoy is scheduled to be deployed on Thursday, Sept.
Officials with Santee Cooper, Coastal Carolina University and the South Carolina Energy Office today announced the launch of weather buoys that will measure wind off the coast of Georgetown and Little River.
Dubai: Class 1 World Powerboat Championship leaders, Mohammad Al Merri and Nadir Bin Hendi, have lost their third place in last weekend's BMW Norwegian Grand Prix after being given a time adjustment of one penalty long-lap for destroying a turn buoy.
Two of the main players working in Oregon, Ocean Power Technologies and Finavera Renewables, claim that about seven buoys are needed to create one megawatt (MW) of power.
The company's Deep Siren system employs acoustic, expendable buoys that enable long-range communication from the buoy to a submarine throughout its area of operations, dependent on environmental conditions.
Chesapeake Bay watermen have long relied on buoys to help guide them through the Bay's channels and tributaries.
SPURRED BY THE HAVOC wreaked by the tsunami that hit South Asia and Southeast Asia in December 2004, a system of sophisticated buoys is being stretched across the Indian Ocean to give the region's residents advance warning the next time a gigantic wave speeds towards their shores.
CASTAIC -- The water in Castaic Lake has been drained by about half for a major maintenance project, but the reservoir that buoys boaters, fuels a power plant and quenches the thirst of millions of Southern Californians is newly postcard-pretty.
Thailand has also had a plan to put deep-sea buoys in the Andaman Sea to detect undersea earthquakes and tidal waves, but it has not been materialized, Smith said.
In this case, a positioning system with fibre optic light buoys and an above-water telecommunications system optically transmits and receives information to and from the tele-submersible.