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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or an instance of mooring.
  • n. A place where a ship or an aircraft may be moored.
  • n. A charge for mooring.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of mooring.
  • n. A place where a ship or an aircraft may be moored.
  • n. The fee for mooring.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A place for mooring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place for mooring.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a fee for mooring
  • n. the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
  • n. a place where a craft can be made fast


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  • The resort also features an exquisite waterside restaurant with 279 feet of short-term moorage dedicated to it, fitness centre, and large, beautifully appointed two-bedroom / two-bathroom villas that are available for ownership or for vacation stays.

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  • There was some talk of keeping it in the harbor and converting it for use as offices or as a tourist attraction, but that would require long-term moorage, Wallace explained.

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  • The 164 feet of lake frontage includes several pockets of graveled beach and a dock leading to a boathouse and yacht moorage.

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  • Erik Johnson for The Wall Street It also has 164 feet of lake frontage, including several pockets of graveled beach and a dock leading to a boathouse and yacht moorage.

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  • I opened the gate for Gene Wilder at a yacht moorage near Seattle, and Chuck Norris stopped his Jeep in Alberton, MT when I was walking The Gypsy in a snowstorm.

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  • I know lots of boaters in my home state of Washington, and they all will tell you that the costs of ownership, i.e., fuel, moorage, maintenance, insurance & all the rest, costs them about 10% per year of the original cost of the boat, and that's if you do whatever maintenance you can yourself.


  • The bay around which the city curves offered poor moorage.

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  • There are three huge modern marinas with moorage for 1,200 large yachts in the Puerto Vallarta area and there are a number of small marinas scattered around Lake Tahoe for docking smaller boats used on the lake.

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  • These marinas will increase the moorage capacity from 400 to well over 1,200 private yachts, thereby tripling the total volume of tourists privately cruising to Vallarta.

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  • I quickly left my post and gathered up my young assistant, hurrying him along lest the boat leave its moorage before we could speak with the captain.

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