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spar buoy

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(Nautical Terms) nautical a buoy resembling a vertical log
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Noun1.spar buoy - a buoy resembling a vertical logspar buoy - a buoy resembling a vertical log  
buoy - bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards
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The Estonian Police and Border Guard Board will mark the border zone area of the Estonian-Russian border on the Narva Reservoir with approximately 40 new spar buoys this summer.
Developments in this FAD program since 1983 have involved a return to the use of current and swell-resistant spar buoys, since the 2 and 3 x 200 liter oil drum designs, which had reputedly proven successful overseas, had consistently failed in the strong current and high shipping activity areas where they had been deployed off the N.