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buoyage

[boo-ee-ij, boi-ij] /ˈbu i ɪdʒ, ˈbɔɪ ɪdʒ/
noun, Nautical
1.
a system of buoys.
2.
the provision of buoys.
3.
a fee for the use of a mooring buoy.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; buoy + -age
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Examples from the web for buoyage
  • The whole world of marine navigation uses green on the right for the direction of buoyage.
  • US waterways are marked for safe navigation by the lateral system of buoyage.
British Dictionary definitions for buoyage

buoyage

/ˈbɔɪɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a system of buoys
2.
the buoys used in such a system
3.
the providing of buoys
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