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noun as in landing

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Investment opportunities there could include dynamic mooring systems that automatically respond to storm surges, cranes that can operate safely in hotter and harsher conditions, and ships that are more rugged.

Upon reaching its destination port the ship was even able to steer itself into its designated bay, with drones dropping its mooring line.

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 Coast Guard stated at least one vessel, tied to a tugboat, floated adrift from its moorings, according to The Times-Picayune.

That is, neither country can afford to anchor its strategy to ideology, long after any mooring in reality has vanished.

Launch and recovery, using a ring-shaped mooring device, is largely automated.

There was enough, at all events, to carry them up past the village and back again to their mooring-place.

At Cantley it is difficult to find a mooring-place, and the northward bank is lined with yachts for half a mile.

No time was lost in bringing up and mooring the vessels, and driving piles into the harbour for their better security.

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.

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.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mooring, such as: anchorage, berth, dock, harbor, marina, and pier.

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