can buoy


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can buoy

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a buoy with a flat-topped cylindrical shape above water, marking the left side of a channel leading into a harbour: red in British waters but green (occasionally black) in US waters. Compare nun buoy

can′ bu`oy


n.
a cylindrical, unlighted buoy used as a channel marker.
[1620–30]
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Noun1.can buoy - a buoy with a round bottom and conical topcan buoy - a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
buoy - bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards
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Buoys: Rolyan Can Buoy Part B5CPRSW with modified 316 stainless steel stock eye at the base of the buoy.