2. Verb. (third-person singular of buoy) ¹
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Definition of Buoys
1. buoy [v] - See also: buoy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buoys
Literary usage of Buoys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"The cost of these buoys varies with the price of iron and cost of labor. The board's last contract for buoys, with all their attachments, ..."
2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1856)
"Damage to Lights, buoys, and Beacons. If any person wilfully or negligently commits any of the following offenses ; that is to say— "1. ..."
3. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1900)
"If buoys are used they must be located by triangulation from the shore stations. A triangulation system along a rocky or wooded coast may consist of one ..."
4. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1913)
"buoys. In the United States it is customary to mark channels with red and black buoys. As the channel is entered from the sea the red buoys are on the ..."