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moor·ing

 (mo͝or′ĭng)
n.
1. The act or an instance of making fast an aircraft or a vessel, as by a cable or anchor.
2. A place or structure to which a vessel or aircraft can be moored.
3. Equipment, such as anchors or chains, for holding fast a vessel or aircraft.
4. often moorings Beliefs or familiar ways of thinking that provide psychological stability or security: politicians who lost their moorings during the war.

mooring

(ˈmʊərɪŋ; ˈmɔː-)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a place for mooring a vessel
2. (Nautical Terms) a permanent anchor, dropped in the water and equipped with a floating buoy, to which vessels can moor

moor•ing

(ˈmʊər ɪŋ)

n.
1. theact of a person or thing that moors.
2. Usu., moorings. the means by which a ship, boat, or aircraft is moored.
3. moorings, a place where a ship, boat, or aircraft may be moored.
4. Usu., moorings. a source of stability or security: to lose one's moorings.
[1400–50; late Middle English moryng; compare Middle Dutch moor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mooring - a place where a craft can be made fastmooring - a place where a craft can be made fast
anchorage ground, anchorage - place for vessels to anchor
2.mooring - (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in placemooring - (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
headfast - a mooring line that secures the bow of a boat or ship to a wharf
line - something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
Translations
إرْساء السَّفينَه، حَبْل الرَّبْط
uvázání
fortøjning
fastsetning skips; landfestar
uviazanie
palamarla bağlama

mooring

[ˈmʊərɪŋ] N
1. (= place) → amarradero m
2. moorings (= ropes, fixtures) → amarras fpl

mooring

[ˈmʊərɪŋ]
n (= place) → mouillage m
modif [fee] → de mouillage; [line] → d'amarrage moorings
npl (= chains) → amarres fpl

mooring

n (= act of mooring)Anlegen nt; (= place)Anlegeplatz m; moorings (= ropes, fixtures)Verankerung f; to lose one’s moorings (fig)den Halt verlieren

mooring

[ˈmʊərɪŋ] n (place) → ormeggio

moor2

(muə) verb
to fasten (a ship etc) by a rope, cable or anchor. We moored (the yacht) in the bay.
ˈmooring noun
the act, or a means, of fastening a ship. The mooring broke.
ˈmoorings noun plural
the place where a ship is anchored or fastened.
References in classic literature ?
Chain cables and stout ropes keep her bound to stone posts at the edge of a paved shore, and a berthing-master, with brass buttons on his coat, walks about like a weather-beaten and ruddy gaoler, casting jealous, watchful glances upon the moorings that fetter a ship lying passive and still and safe, as if lost in deep regrets of her days of liberty and danger on the sea.
THE Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) has started implementing a project to build private boats mooring fields at all harbours across the country.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications has started implementing a project to build private boats mooring fields at all harbors across the country.
TheMinistry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) has announced that ithas started implementing a project to build mooring facilities forprivate boats at all harbours in the country.
With mooring integrity now under a renewed emphasis, there is a heightened need for a robust and cost effective mooring integrity monitoring solution for both new-build and existing installations, says Rizwan Sheikh at BMT Scientific Marine Services
UKPRwire, Thu May 21 2015] This market research study analyzes the Offshore Mooring System Market on a global level, and provides estimates in terms of revenue (USD billion) from 2015 to 2021.
International Resource News-September 23, 2014--Repsol awards contract to Deep Sea Mooring
1999) presented the response of a spar constrained by slack mooring lines to steep ocean waves by two different schemes: a quasi-static approach (SMACOS), and a coupled dynamic approach (COUPLE) to reveal the coupling effects between spar and its mooring system.
Quay walls construction and mooring equipment such as bollards, hocks and other elements are calculated on the basis of wind, waves, current, ice possible forces [1-6].
Currently, the submarines use two types of mooring lines, the standard synthetic mooring lines and the Aramid[c] mooring lines.
We reached our mooring in Monaco harbor, smack in the middle of downtown, on the evening of our second day out.
Birmingham workers are queuing up to buy canal mooring rights as the boom for city living grows.