moor verb definition in Travelling by boat or ship topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

moor

 verb: Travelling by boat or ship topic
[intransitive, transitive] to attach a boat, ship, etc. to a fixed object or to the land with a rope, or anchor it We moored off the north coast of the island. moor something (to something) A number of fishing boats were moored to the quay.

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