HyperDic: buoy

English > 4 senses of the word buoy:
NOUNcommunicationbuoybright-colored
VERBmotionbuoyfloat on the surface of water
contactbuoy, buoy upkeep afloat
communicationbuoymark with a buoy
buoy > pronunciation
Soundsbuw'iy
Rhymeschewy ... sinewy: 12 rhymes with uwiy...
English > buoy: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningbright-colored ; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards.
Narroweracoustic buoyA buoy that can be heard (at night)
can, can buoyA buoy with a round bottom and conical top
conical buoy, nun, nun buoyA buoy resembling a cone
spar buoyA buoy resembling a vertical log
Broaderreference point, point of reference, referenceAn indicator that orients you generally
Spanishbaliza, boya, boya salvavidas
Catalanboia
Verbsbuoymark with a buoy
buoyfloat on the surface of water
English > buoy: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningfloat on the surface of water.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Broaderfloat, swimBe afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
Adjectivesbuoyanttending to float on a liquid / liquid or rise in air or gas
Nounsbuoybright-colored
English > buoy: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningKeep afloat.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The life vest buoyed him up"
Synonymbuoy up
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Spanishabalizar, mantener a flote, reflotar
Adjectivesbuoyanttending to float on a liquid / liquid or rise in air or gas
English > buoy: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningmark with a buoy.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroadermarkDesignate as if by a mark
Nounsbuoybright-colored

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