mooring mast


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mooring mast

n
(Aeronautics) a mast or tower to which a balloon or airship may be moored. Also called: mooring tower
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Noun1.mooring mast - a tower for mooring airshipsmooring mast - a tower for mooring airships  
tower - a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
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The Airlander 10, which is 92 metres long and weighs 20 tonnes, broke free from a mooring mast in Cardington, Bedfordshire.
Our initial assessment is that the aircraft broke free from its mooring mast for reasons that will be investigated.
The ART DECO SPIRE OF THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING was originally designed to serve as a mooring mast for zeppelins and other aircraft in need of docking.