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noun [countable, usually plural] mooring pronunciation in British English /ˈmɔːrɪŋ/mooring pronunciation in British English /ˈmʊəːrɪŋ/
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pluralmoorings

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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
    3
    a place where you moor a boat
    We offer excellent moorings in the idyllic Cheshire countryside.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 31/12/2013 16:47:00
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    4
    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 16:47:00

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