from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a buoy anchored by one end so that the other end rises above the surface of the water.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A buoy for marking a channel, etc., made of a spar moored by one end so that the other end will stand up above the water. Spar-buoys are much used in navigable channels where ice runs swiftly. See cut under buoy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a buoy resembling a vertical log
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