[boo-ee-ij, boi-ij]
noun Nautical.
a system of buoys.
the provision of buoys.
a fee for the use of a mooring buoy.

1850–55; buoy + -age

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To buoyage
World English Dictionary
buoyage (ˈbɔɪɪdʒ)
1.  a system of buoys
2.  the buoys used in such a system
3.  the providing of buoys

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
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.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature