Examples of mooring in a Sentence
We found a temporary mooring in the harbor.
The wind was strong enough to tear the boat from its moorings.
Recent Examples of mooring from the Web
With an expansive view of the ocean, Seaward has two private moorings for boats.
By one estimate, a French yacht slips its moorings on average for just ten days a year, and for America’s 12m recreational boats, typical annual usage is two weeks.
Rangers defenseman, Marc Staal, inadvertently put the puck in his own net before knocking the net off the moorings.
The worker ran along the dock and somehow jumped aboard the boat in the nick of time, only to grab the keys away from Watson and steer it back to the mooring.
Even as the People's Republic drifts further away from its Maoist moorings — and as Xi styles himself abroad as a defender of the capitalist order — his government is trying to cultivate loyalty to Marx as part of a broader nationalist platform.
Black people had snapped their moorings to servitude and arrived at the advanced subjectivity lushly evinced by their art: their poems and paintings, their novels and spirituals.
And, on another scoring play, the luckless Rask was unable to get the officials to notice a) that the goal had come off its moorings, and b) that the blade had come off one of his skates.
The 23 pieces include both gold formations still clinging to the quartz stones on which they were found and pieces removed from their rocky moorings.
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MOORING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mooring for English Language Learners
: a place where a boat or ship can be anchored or moored
moorings : the anchors, ropes, and cables that are used to hold a boat or ship in place
MOORING Defined for Kids
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