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Buoyed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Buoy \Buoy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buoyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Buoying.]
  1. To keep from sinking in a fluid, as in water or air; to keep afloat; -- with up.
  2. To support or sustain; to preserve from sinking into ruin or despondency. Those old prejudices, which buoy up the ponderous mass of his nobility, wealth, and title. --Burke.
  3. To fix buoys to; to mark by a buoy or by buoys; as, to buoy an anchor; to buoy or buoy off a channel. Not one rock near the surface was discovered which was not buoyed by this floating weed. --Darwin.
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    • Clearwater Paper Hits 52-Week High, Buoyed by Improved Q2
      Buoyed by improved second-quarter 2014 results, shares of Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) scaled a 52-week high of $70.16 during Friday's trading session. Read more on this news related to 'Buoyed'
    • Neenah Paper Scales 52-Week High Buoyed by Record Q2 Results
      Buoyed by record second-quarter 2014 results, shares of Neenah Paper Inc. (NP) scaled a new 52-week high of $54.94 during yesterday's trading session, before closing a notch lower at $54.40. Read more on this news related to 'Buoyed'
    • Hormel Foods 3Q results beat Street's view
      Hormel's fiscal third-quarter profit climbed 21 percent, buoyed in part by strong demand for pork and turkey. Its performance beat analysts' expectations. Shares rose in premarket trading on Thursday. ... Read more on this news related to 'Buoyed'

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