marker buoy

a buoy attached to fishing gear to mark its position in the sea

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Marker buoy — may refer to: Surface Marker Buoy used by divers a light emitting or smoke emitting buoy used in naval warfare This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led …   Wikipedia

  • Surface marker buoy — A surface marker buoy, SMB or simply a blob is an inflatable buoy used by scuba divers, with a line, to indicate the diver s position to their surface safety boat while the diver is underwater. Contents 1 Standard buoy 2 Decompression buoy 2.1… …   Wikipedia

  • Surface Marker Buoy — (standard) = A Surface Marker Buoy, SMB or simply a blob is an inflatable buoy used by SCUBA divers, with a line, to mark the diver s position to their surface, safety boat while the diver is underwater.SMBs are inflated on the surface before… …   Wikipedia

  • Marker — may refer to: Marker (linguistics), a morpheme that indicates some grammatical function Marker (telecommunications), a special purpose computer A set of sewing patterns tightly arranged within a rectangle that is placed over cloth to be cut… …   Wikipedia

  • Buoy — A buoy is a floating device that can have many different purposes, which determine whether the buoy is anchored (stationary) or allowed to drift. The word, of Old French or Middle Dutch origin, is nowadays most commonly pronEng|ˈbɔɪ (identical… …   Wikipedia

  • marker */ — UK [ˈmɑː(r)kə(r)] / US [ˈmɑrkər] noun [countable] Word forms marker : singular marker plural markers 1) an object used for showing where something is or where you should go The leading horse fell at the three furlong marker. a marker buoy/beacon… …   English dictionary

  • marker — mark|er [ markər ] noun count * 1. ) an object used for showing where something is or where you should go: The leading horse fell at the three furlong marker. a marker buoy/beacon 2. ) a pen with a thick soft point made of fibers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • buoy — [n] floating device beacon, drift, float, guide, marker, signal; concept 628 buoy (up) [v] make light, encourage bolster, boost, buck up, cheer, cheer up, encourage, hearten, keep afloat, lift, prop, raise, support, sustain, uphold; concepts 7,22 …   New thesaurus

  • buoy — Synonyms and related words: Carling float, Mae West, Roman candle, aid to navigation, alarm, amber light, balefire, balsa, balsa raft, beacon, beacon fire, bear up, bell, bell buoy, blinker, blue peter, bob, boom, breeches buoy, buoy up, caution… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • buoy — 1. noun a mooring buoy Syn: float, marker; bellbuoy, nun buoy, sonobuoy 2. verb the party was buoyed by an election victory Syn: cheer, cheer up, hearten, rally, invigorate, uplift, lift, encourage, stimu …   Thesaurus of popular words

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