buoy

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. la boya
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are buoys in the harbor indicating speed limits and underwater hazards.Hay boyas en el puerto que indican los límites de velocidad y los peligros bajo el agua.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to keep afloat)
a. mantener a flote
The water in the Salton Sea is so salty that it buoys you up effortlessly.El agua en el mar de Salton es tan salada que te mantiene a flote sin esfuerzo.
3. (to mark with buoys)
a. señalar con boyas
Wrecks are to be buoyed to prevent collisions.Los restos de un naufragio deben señalarse con boyas para evitar colisiones.
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buoy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la boya
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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buoy [bɔɪ] [ˈbuːɪ] (US)
noun
boya (f)
transitive verb
[+channel] aboyar; señalar con boyas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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