Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of buoy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of sustaining or keeping afloat; support.

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Examples

  • An independent body would be able to verify figures, and remove suggestions that slight-of-hand is at work in buoying certain heavily-backed releases.

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  • Moreover, the re-concentration of wealth in the hands of working Americans would lead to a long-term buoying effect on the health of the economy, and would help smooth out any future looking to move the Act in the first wave of legislation after the inauguration.

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  • Booming commodities prices are buoying major mining companies, taking a great deal of shareholder pressure off chief executives.

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  • But the company's fourth-quarter results in Las Vegas showed marked improvements, buoying industry experts who say Las Vegas showing signs of a gradual recovery.

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  • Also buoying sentiment: the powerful stock-market rally in September.

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  • Conservative insurgents are buoying campaigns in states such as Pennsylvania and Kentucky.

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  • A showdown that offered Obama a chance to seize the initiative by brokering a grand bargain with Boehner, buoying his re-election bid, now has him scrambling to marshal public opinion against the Republicans.

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  • But radiation levels at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant dropped on Friday, further buoying the Nikko.

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  • Demand for safe-haven JGBs also waned as Tuesday's move by the Swiss National Bank to set a ceiling for the Swiss franc dragged on the yen, buoying Japan's export-driven share market.

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  • One of the things buoying Canada's market is a global trend that has seen Asian—particularly Chinese–buyers snap up homes in places from Europe to Australia and to Canada, particularly on the West Coast.

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