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Meaning of mooring

moor•ing

Pronunciation: (moor'ing), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of a person or thing that moors.
  2. Usually,the means by which a ship, boat, or aircraft is moored.
  3. a place where a ship, boat, or aircraft may be moored.
  4. Usually,one's stability or security: After the death of his wife he lost his moorings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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