buoyage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

buoy +‎ -age

Noun[edit]

buoyage (countable and uncountable, plural buoyages)

  1. A series of buoys or floating beacons to mark the course for vessels.
  2. (nautical) Any of several codes of practice under which buoys of various shapes and colours are used for the same navigational purpose.