life preserver


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Synonyms for life preserver

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

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Pappy Glen Kloth, at the edge of the water, asked me to cut his life preserver loose and I started to do so when an 88 shell came over and exploded a hundred yards away into the sea.
1 Rescuers use lasso as a life preserver around neck
When it comes to terminology, we'll use personal floatation devices (PFD), life vests and life preservers interchangeably even though such usage may not be precisely accurate and the FAA uses the term life preserver in the regs.
The role of the drone, which has six rotors, is to save swimmers in peril by dropping a life preserver into the water.
A presenter at the most recent conference I attended framed the inherent value of this analysis in the form of a question: "What would you pay for a life preserver?" At first glance, it seems like an arbitrary yet easy question to answer.
Pink/multicolor cross print (blocks) 1 fat quarter * Pink life preserver print (blocks) 1/2 yd.
For Discovery Channel's Shark Week this year, Dunkin' Donuts offered the Shark Bite doughnut, which resembled a life preserver with red and white icing.
Fortunately, he was wearing a vest-style life preserver and was floating without effort.
Congress hasn't been able to pass a postal reform bill in three years, partly because members can't agree on whether to throw the Postal Service a life preserver or a brick.
One day an LPU-34B/P life preserver returned to the work center from the fleet.
"He put the life preserver on and went out into the waters, with him sitting in the middle.
When Bowers got within a foot of the floating man, a rescue helicopter arrived and threw Bowers a life preserver. Rescue divers jumped from the helicopter into the water and pulled the unresponsive man into a boat where he was given CPR.
Practice drawing a simple life preserver (or copy a jpg of a line drawing and print one) on a piece of paper.
"The tests proved that a down jacket such as the one she had on acts as a life preserver in water.
Treasure Chest cards may cost players something, while Life Preserver cards will help out.