Definition of Buddy system

1. Noun. A cooperative practice of pairing two or more people together for mutual assistance or safety (especially in recreational swimming).

Generic synonyms: Pairing

Definition of Buddy system

1. Noun. The practice of working or travelling together with at least one other person, especially when undertaking something potentially risky or hazardous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Buddy System

buddies
buddiest
budding and appendaged bacteria
buddings
buddingtonite
buddle
buddled
buddleia
buddleias
buddles
buddling
buddy
buddy-buddy
buddy store
buddy system (current term)
buddy systems
buddy up
buddyhood
buddying
buddyroo
buddyroos
budesonide
budg
budge
budge up
budged
budger
budgeree
budgereegah

Literary usage of Buddy system

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Serving the American Public: Best Practices in Resolving Customer Complaints by Al Gore, Albert Gore, Jr (1997)
"... month on "buddy system" plus 1 week advanced training—4 weeks later Tracking system reports cycle time 5-10 days to answer written correspondence—First ..."

2. U. S. Navy Diving Manual: Air Diving (1999)
"The greatest single safety practice in Navy SCUBA operations is the use of the buddy system. Dive partners operating in pairs are responsible for both the ..."

3. Microcomputer Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"The buddy system is an automated risk analysis methodology for microcomputer environments and comprises two components: (1) countermeasures survey and (2) ..."

4. Strong Families Strong Schools: Building Community Partnerships for Learning by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"The buddy system Project in Indiana tries to extend learning beyond the ... During the 1994-95 school year, the buddy system Project will serve more than ..."

5. Controlling Metallic Mercury Exposure in the Workplace: A Guide for Employersby Eileen P. Senn by Eileen P. Senn (1997)
"Approval limited to belt-mounted which is not available. Use in face- mounted position is acceptable under certain conditions (mirror or buddy system) ..."

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