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synonyms for mooring

  • anchorage
  • berth
  • dock
  • harbor
  • marina
  • pier
  • port
  • station
  • wharf
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How to use mooring in a sentence

Upon reaching its destination port the ship was even able to steer itself into its designated bay, with drones dropping its mooring line.
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Other groups have set up arrays of moorings across different parts of the Atlantic to better understand how varying components work, how tightly the system is connected, and whether changes in one part are rippling throughout.
THE ATLANTIC’S VITAL CURRENTS COULD COLLAPSE. SCIENTISTS ARE RACING TO UNDERSTAND THE DANGERS.JAMES TEMPLEDECEMBER 14, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The Coast Guard stated at least one vessel, tied to a tugboat, floated adrift from its moorings, according to The Times-Picayune.
BEFORE AND AFTER IMAGES SHOW THE DEVASTATION FROM HURRICANE IDAKASHA PATEL, LARIS KARKLIS, ZACH LEVITTSEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There was enough, at all events, to carry them up past the village and back again to their mooring-place.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
At Cantley it is difficult to find a mooring-place, and the northward bank is lined with yachts for half a mile.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
No time was lost in bringing up and mooring the vessels, and driving piles into the harbour for their better security.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
There was no way of mooring the craft, and she swung back and forth in the wind, making it necessary for Matt to stay aboard.
MOTOR MATT'S PERIL, OR, CAST AWAY IN THE BAHAMASSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
We arrived at Sydney next day, and within half an hour of mooring the ship I paid the man his wages and turned him adrift.
THE CRUISE OF THE "ESMERALDA"HARRY COLLINGWOOD
Indeed, the Lapwing dared not approach nearer than the Trinity mooring buoy.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
From the wall near by lion heads of carved stone projected, and in each beast's mouth hung a great bronze ring for mooring ships.
THE ISLAND OF ENCHANTMENTJUSTUS MILES FORMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO MOORING

  • ballast
  • bower
  • comfort
  • defense
  • fastener
  • foothold
  • grapnel
  • grappling iron
  • grip
  • hold
  • hook
  • kedge
  • mainstay
  • mooring
  • mud hook
  • pillar
  • protection
  • safeguard
  • security
  • staff
  • stay
  • support
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