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buoy

1. noun NAUT floating marker2. noun SCI used in science3. verb cheer (sb), increase confidence4. verb FIN make (market etc) more successful5. verb keep (sth) floating 1 noun NAUT floating markerbulla masc4  c m ubaoi masc4  c m upocán masc1  c m u 2 noun SCI used in sciencebaoi masc4  c m u
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3 verb (also buoy up) cheer (sb), increase confidence TRANSITIVEardú croí a thabhairt domisneach a thabhairt do  c m uuchtach a thabhairt do  c m uto buoy sb misneach a thabhairt do dhuine, uchtach a thabhairt do dhuinethey were buoyed by the success of the show b'ardú croí dóibh gur éirigh go maith leis an seó, b'ábhar misnigh dóibh é gur éirigh go maith leis an seó 4 verb (also buoy up) FIN make (market etc) more successful TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m uthe scheme buoyed their shares neartaigh an scéim a gcuid scaireannavisitor numbers were buoyed by the good weather chuir an dea-aimsir le líon na gcuairteoirí 5 verb (also buoy up) keep (sth) floating TRANSITIVEcoinnigh in airdecoinnigh thuasthe balloon is buoyed by helium coinníonn héiliam an balún san aer