Buoyage Buoy"age, n. Buoys, taken collectively; a series of buoys, as for the guidance of vessels into or out of port; the providing of buoys. [1913 Webster]

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  • buoyage — /booh ee ij, boy ij/, n. Naut. 1. a system of buoys. 2. the provision of buoys. 3. a fee for the use of a mooring buoy. [1850 55; BUOY + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • buoyage — noun any of several codes of practice under which buoys of various shapes and colours are used for the same navigational purpose …   Wiktionary

  • buoyage — n. series of buoys; provision of buoys …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buoyage — buoy·age …   English syllables

  • buoyage — /ˈbɔɪɪdʒ/ (say boyij) noun Nautical 1. a system of buoys. 2. buoys collectively. 3. the providing of buoys …   Australian English dictionary

  • buoyage — ˈbüi.ij, ˈbu̇i(.i)j, ˈbȯi.ij noun ( s) 1. a. : buoys b. : a system of buoys (as for marking a channel) 2. : the fee for the use of a buoy for mooring a boat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lateral mark — A lateral buoy, lateral post or lateral mark, as defined by the International Association of Lighthouse Authorities, is a sea mark used in maritime pilotage to indicate the edge of a channel.Each mark indicates the edge of the safe water channel… …   Wikipedia

  • lighthouse — /luyt hows /, n., pl. lighthouses / how ziz/. 1. a tower or other structure displaying or flashing a very bright light for the guidance of ships in avoiding dangerous areas, in following certain routes, etc. 2. either of two cylindrical metal… …   Universalium

  • International Association of Lighthouse Authorities — The International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (or IALA for short) is a non profit organization founded in 1957 to collect and provide nautical expertise and advice. Background The International Association… …   Wikipedia

  • Sea mark — Red buoy in San Diego Harbor, with a light, number, sea lion, and radar corner reflectors. Located at 32°41′44″N 117°1 …   Wikipedia

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