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addaword.gifdefinition of mooring

noun
(also moorings)
1
a place where you moor a boat
We offer excellent moorings in the idyllic Cheshire countryside.
2
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
Definition of mooring from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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