flotation device

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Synonyms for flotation device

rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning

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There goes your flotation device, unless you're wearing it.
He said: "I will be compiling a report recommending that the wearing of Personal Flotation Devices be made mandatory.
The belt pouch PFD is a flotation device in a pouch, worn around the waist on the attached belt.
While these data reflect children's wear rates, flotation device use by adults might also be increased by providing the same services.
This vehicle is not a boat, nor is the paddle or any part of the motorcycle intended to be used as a flotation device.
Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (PFD).
Chi-square analyses found that Hispanics were less likely than either Whites or Others to have worn personal flotation device (p less than or equal to 0.
During deployment, a flotation device holding the cable on the surface of the sea so it could be connected onshore was punctured and part of the cable sank.
A HELICOPTER flying workers to a North Sea oil platform was forced to turn back yesterday after its emergency flotation device inflated in mid-air.
Richard Berner, co-head of global economics, describes the credit crunch, record energy costs and declines in payrolls and house prices as a "perfect storm" that figures to wash the economy into a recession during the fourth quarter once the tax stimulus package loses its effectiveness as a flotation device.
Darby Gill, 8 months, right, demonstrates an infant's flotation device that turns children on their backs and keeps their heads up.
White was unable to grab a flotation device thrown to him and that rescuers then pulled him into the boat.
If a flotation device is needed as a safety aid, use a U.
Participants are being asked to build a flotation device that can cross a 25m stretch of water in the quickest possible time.
The uneducated consumer will look at this picture and assume that this flotation device for a nonswimmer is acceptable.