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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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Indonesia has collaborated with Germany to put 10 buoys around Indonesian waters while India plans to put another 10 buoys in the Indian Ocean, according to Anastasia.
Mr Buoy, now a post-graduate student, hopes to become a PE teacher.
When I see a fish, sometimes I'll drop the trolling motor, but with 4-stroke engines these days, they're quiet and an efficient way to control the boat, so I really don't have to use the trolling motor, especially if the caster can be accurate with his shot to the buoy.
A lateral buoy, used as a River Mersey | |marker, has washed up on Formby Beach ANDREW TEEBAY BAY BA
Any office in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) or southwestern Ontario region is encouraged to enter the Buoy contest by September 30, 2013.
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In coming years, they hope to see fleets of the buoys - which use the rise and fall of the waves to move up and down and drive an electrical generator housed within them - produce clean energy along the Oregon Coast.
After the buoy is ejected from the trash chute, it hovers at a predetermined depth as the submarine continues its journey, explained Barry Murphy, director of undersea networked communications at Raytheon.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-19 June 2008-Norwegian FPSO contractor BW Offshore ASA wins USD50m buoy system installation contract in the US(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
SRI will use instrumentation that allows remote monitoring of the generator's output energy as well as wave height and buoy motion
The kind of attention that the UOP group puts on every parameter has been tremendous for the community," said Don Conlee, chief scientist for the National Data Buoy Center at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
It was dragging the buoy and it must have been tiring.