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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 moor·ing /-ɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moor v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moored p. pr. & vb. n. Mooring.]
 1. Naut. To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf.
 2. Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moor·ing, n.
 1. The act of confining a ship to a particular place, by means of anchors or fastenings.
 2. That which serves to confine a ship to a place, as anchors, cables, bridles, etc.
 3. pl. The place or condition of a ship thus confined.
    And the tossed bark in moorings swings.   --Moore.
 Mooring block Naut., a heavy block of cast iron sometimes used as an anchor for mooring vessels.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a place where a craft can be made fast [syn: moorage, berth,
      2: (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat)
         in place [syn: mooring line]