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Mooring

Moor´ing
n.1.The act of confining a ship to a particular place, by means of anchors or fastenings.
2.That which serves to confine a ship to a place, as anchors, cables, bridles, etc.
3.The place or condition of a ship thus confined.
Mooring block
(Naut.) a heavy block of cast iron sometimes used as an anchor for mooring vessels.
Noun1.mooring - a place where a craft can be made fast
Synonyms: berth, moorage, slip
2.mooring - (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place
Synonyms: mooring line

MOORING, mar. law. The act of arriving of a ship or vessel at a particular port, and there being anchored or otherwise fastened to the shore.
     2. Policies of insurance frequently contain a provision that the ship is insured from one place to another, "and till there moored twenty-four hours in good safety." As to what shall be a sufficient mooring, see 1 Marsh. Ins. 262; Park. on Ins. 35; 2 Str. 1251; 3. T. R. 362.

anchor, anchorage, anchorage ground, basin, berth, breakwater, bulkhead, colonization, debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment, dock, dockage, docking, dockyard, dropping anchor, dry dock, embankment, establishment, fixation, foundation, going ashore, groin, harbor, harborage, haven, hook, inauguration, initiation, installation, installment, investiture, jetty, jutty, landfall, landing, landing place, landing stage, lodgment, marina, mole, mooring buoy, moorings, mudhook, peopling, pier, plantation, population, port, protected anchorage, quay, road, roads, roadstead, seaport, seawall, settlement, settling, shipyard, slip, tying up, wharf
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