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life buoy

noun
1.
any of variously formed buoyant devices for supporting a person fallen into the water.
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  • One ring life buoy must be placed on a suitable rack on each side of a manned platform in an accessible place.
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life buoy

noun
1.
any of various kinds of buoyant device for keeping people afloat in an emergency
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