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floater

[′flōd·ər]
(oceanography)
(petroleum engineering)
A structure for offshore drilling that is secured to the sea floor only by anchors.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The floater and the skirt are built to be long lasting and robust, to endure any conditions that the sea can throw at it.
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