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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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Environment Agency Environment Protection Officer Lee Rawlinson said: ``People were concerned about its potential to be harmful to beach users, especially young children who climbed in and upon it, but also because the buoy had drifted a great distance in the past few years and had the potential to go back out to sea where it would become a major hazard to shipping.
This announcement is very exciting for us," said Pool Buoy Inventor Jeremy Sloan.
According to the festival's Director, restoring 'Al Mafras'encouraged Katara to repeat the process with other buoys.
We considered this a normal landing with the minor added risk of the buoy potentially becoming dislodged.
The company continued to maintain and repair all the buoys in the seas around Holy Island from its base in the Buoy House, but it has now ceased trading.
Chief Inspector David Charlton, of Gateshead Area Command, warned:"This may seem like a prank, but the removal of life buoys from along rivers can have devastating consequences," he said.
Dan Buoy (far side) battles it out with Fair Spin at his beloved Pontefract in April 2010
But such approval would include multiple conditions on the permit; that Ocean Power Technologies monitors water quality at the site, for example, and have a spill plan in place to determine what happens if the 200 to 265 gallons of hydraulic fluid in each buoy were to leak.
The buoy will also help scientists determine how seawater pH changes throughout the seasons.
The unloading buoy technology and associated equipment for Port Dolphin is similar to that used in the Gulf Gateway deepwater port and that is planned for the Northeast Gateway, Neptune and Calypso projects.
11, 1960, a group of scientists, engineers, and technicians from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution set a doughnut-shaped buoy into the waters off Bermuda.
Buoy deployment could begin in mid-March, depending on weather conditions.
A buoy anchored southeast of Greenland gathered data in one of the world's most hostile environments for more than five months, until the really rough weather of winter arrived.
Collaborating with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the cutter recycled 160,000 pounds of derelict buoy sinkers as part an off-shore artificial reef program.
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.