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buoyancy

(1) The degree to which a body floats in a liquid.
(2) The force exerted by a fluid on a floating body, which opposes the force of gravity and is equal to the  body’s density.
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Mersey Docks and Harbour Company, which is responsible for the buoy, insists it will not pose a danger.
The buoy, which was nearly four and a half metres tall and more than two metres wide, was marked with the identification number 17.
The partnership with Pool Buoy grants Carecraft members exclusive offers and a first-look into new products.
Our contractor is now working in line with Trinity House guidelines to recover and reinstate the buoy to its original moorings.
He added,"Around 20 years ago, when the four-metres-high buoy was damaged, fortunately we decided to follow father Majid bin Mohammed al Kuwari's suggestion to restore Al Mafras.
The buoy system design is customized and scalable (1-250 W) and can be suited to moored or drifting applications.
Rob Mannion, RNF Digital Innovation managing director, said: "We are expecting the Bunker Buoy app to create quite a buzz in the sector as it revolutionises the way fuel can be purchased for superyachts.
The small, lightweight buoys are easily moved from site to site and enable the dredging operations to be monitored as the vessels move around the development.
I quickly looked in my side-view mirror and saw the buoy hanging out of the launcher.
The Buoy House, at Holy Island in Northumberland, was sold to a private bidder for pounds 53,000 in an auction conducted on its adjoining pebble beach.
A MAN has been arrested after stealing a Tyne life buoy.
WE WERE sad to hear the news that Dan Buoy lost his life at Southwell on November 7.