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noun [countable, usually plural]     mooring pronunciation in British English
/ˈmɔːrɪŋ/    mooring pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    the ropes or chains that a boat or ship is tied to

    The vessel had lost its mooring and was drifting.

  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a place where you moor a boatSubmitted from United Kingdom on 31/12/2013
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the ropes etc by which a boat is moored

    No damage has been found on a Shell oil drilling ship that lost its mooring and drifted into an Alaska harbour on Saturday.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 31/12/2013

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a symbol named after King Adinkra, used in West Africa in fabric and on other items

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