Definition of mooring noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    mooring

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈmɔːrɪŋ//
     
    , BrE//ˈmʊərɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʊrɪŋ//
     
    Travelling by boat or ship
     
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  1. 1moorings [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. See related entries: Travelling by boat or ship
  2. 2[countable] the place where a ship or boat is moored private moorings to find a mooring mooring ropes See related entries: Travelling by boat or ship
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