What is another word for moorings?

110 synonyms found


[ mˈʊ͡əɹɪŋz], [ mˈʊ‍əɹɪŋz], [ m_ˈʊə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ_z]

How to use "Moorings" in context?

Last Updated on Sat, 10 Dec 2018 | Marine Weather

A mooring is an anchored floating object that is used to keep a vessel in a certain location. The object can be a large boat, a specialized buoy, or a piece of wreckage. A mooring rope is attached to the object and a ship or a pier is used to attach the rope to a cleat. The other end of the rope is attached to a mooring ring.

The purpose of a mooring is toa keep a vessel stationary while it is awaiting its next assignment.

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