life ring


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Synonyms for life ring

a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material

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Sometimes they cut the ropes and throw the life ring in the river.
The life ring reads: "HMS Invincible - Tenner McKenna.
Mrs Cook and Gina were also given a life ring to use to help them to the shore 200 yards away.
The crew on the car deck threw a life ring towards the man - who struggled to reach it - prompting deck officer Steve Chamberlain to jump in.
HOLDING ON The man grabs the life ring from the sea and grabs on to it
I used my body to pull him around the life ring," O'Shaughnessy said, adding he spent about five to 10 minutes in the icy water.
But car mechanic Nigel and warehouse manager Adam sprang into action, climbing over a barrier to throw a life ring to the woman who was struggling in the water at the foot of a 20ft sea wall.
Flintshire council's countryside service department have told of their concerns about the ongoing vandalism, with a life ring station itself damaged twice and needing repairs - at Greenfield the whole life ring station has been ripped out.
A life ring had already been thrown in by a member of the public and the woman was able to make her way to the steps.
LIFE-SAVING crews pulled a man from the Tyne after he spent 60 minutes clinging to a life ring.
When the crew arrived, they found a man appearing to be undressed, cold and clutching a life ring close to the marina's entrance.
Coast Guard has located a life ring from a cargo ship that lost power and communications during Hurricane Joaquin and is now the subject of an intense search in the southeastern Bahamas, according to AP.
The Reversible Ring is now available for Chinese frames: producers just have to replace the existing ring with the double life ring with a special aluminium adaptor.
While one of the men was brought in with a life ring, the other had lost consciousness as he floated out with the tide, the Daily Star reported.