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

mooring

 noun: Travelling by boat or ship topic
1 moorings [plural] the ropes, chains, etc. by which a ship or boat is moored The boat slipped its moorings and drifted out to sea. The crowds cheered as the great ship slipped her moorings and slid out into the Atlantic.2 [countable] the place where a ship or boat is moored private moorings to find a mooring mooring ropes

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