Translation of "buoy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

buoy

verb [ T ] (FLOAT) uk us /bɔɪ/ US  /ˈbuː.i/

to prevent someone or something from sinking

使浮起
The very salty water buoyed her (up) as she swam. 她游泳时正是咸水使她漂浮了起来。

(Translation of “buoy verb (FLOAT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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