buoy translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "buoy" - English-Spanish dictionary

See all translations

buoy

noun /boi, (American) ˈbuːi/
a floating anchored mark, acting as a guide, warning or mooring point for boats
boya
The buoys mark out an 8 knot speed restriction area.
see also lifebuoy. buoyancy noun the ability to float on water or in the air
flotabilidad
The students were testing the buoyancy of different materials.
buoyant adjective
flotante
The float bags keep the boat buoyant.
Translations of “buoy”
in Arabic عَوّامة الإِرْشاد…
in Korean 부표…
in Malaysian boya…
in French bouée…
in Turkish şamandıra…
in Italian boa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 浮標,航標…
in Russian буй…
in Polish boja…
in Vietnamese phao…
in Portuguese boia…
in Thai ทุ่น…
in German die Boje…
in Catalan boia…
in Japanese (沖の)ブイ…
in Indonesian pelampung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浮标,航标…
(Definition of buoy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “buoy” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
sprint

a short and very fast race, such as the 100 metres, or the last part of a longer race that is run as fast as possible

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More