English to Afrikaans Meaning :: buoy

Buoy :
- boeiaangehelpbuoyingboeie

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Noun(1) bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards
Verb(1) float on the surface of water(2) keep afloat(3) mark with a buoy

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(1) But the real estate market is always quite cyclical, and a catalyst will usually come along to buoy markets again.(2) At Carval Rock we tie off to a mooring buoy bolted into the reef at 15m.(3) A slightly revised model has just gone on sale, which should help to buoy sales as the year progresses.(4) I let the water buoy up my weight(5) With equity withdrawal accounting for 50% of the growth in consumption, these flows have helped significantly to buoy the economy.(6) It floated really well (I imagine all the hairs trap air and buoy it up), and was making what looked to be good progress by padding with all eight legs.(7) At the same time, a mooring buoy design competition, with cash awards, was held in the villages of the park.(8) Having achieved this, the fishermen then returned to the marker buoy to retrieve the anchor.(9) The ÔÇÿsurvivalistsÔÇÖ are certainly doing their share to buoy the gold market.(10) The wreck is marked by a buoy attached to a big concrete mooring block off the stern.(11) The mooring buoy grid itself will be safer and far more compact than the present anchoring arrangements and will leave plenty of space for other boats to anchor.(12) The thief had apparently let the stern anchor go and had marked it with a buoy , giving the impression that the boat would be back shortly.(13) Some claim the government's transport policy is still in disarray and that this is also helping to buoy sales.(14) Heavyweights such as insurers, banks and telecoms had helped buoy the market.(15) The Shenzhen-based company, China's second biggest life insurer, said a rate increase in the mainland should in fact buoy its investment returns.(16) It claims that increased custom from the ÔÇÿonce a weekÔÇÖ pub-goer - the largest group of pub patrons - would buoy profits.
Related Words
(1) life buoy ::
lewe boei
1. float ::
2. marker ::
3. bell buoy ::
klok boei
4. nun buoy ::
nun boei
5. sonobuoy ::
6. cheer ::
7. cheer up ::
8. hearten ::
9. rally ::
10. invigorate ::
11. uplift ::
12. lift ::
13. encourage ::
14. stimulate ::
15. inspirit ::
moed gee
16. pep up ::
17. perk up ::
kikker op
18. buck up ::
bok up
Different Forms
buoy, buoyed, buoying, buoys
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