mooring line


mooring line
cabo de amarração

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • mooring line — noun (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place • Syn: ↑mooring • Derivationally related forms: ↑moor (for: ↑mooring) • Topics: ↑boat …   Useful english dictionary

  • mooring line — A cable or rope used in securing a ship …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Mooring (watercraft) — A dockworker places a mooring line on a bollard. A vessel is said to be moored when it is fastened to a fixed object such as a bollard, pier, quay or the seabed, or to a floating object such as an anchor buoy. Mooring is often accomplished using… …   Wikipedia

  • Mooring mast — A mooring mast, or mooring tower, is a structure designed to allow for the docking of an airship outside of an airship hangar or similar structure. More specifically, a mooring mast is a mast or tower that contains a fitting on its top that… …   Wikipedia

  • line — The path through a corner that best accommodates a late braking point, a high cornering speed, and the fastest possible exit speed out of a corner. Also see airline air line assembly line battery fill line belt line brake line buff line cutting… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • mooring dog — noun : a heavy iron bar on the side of a boat near the waterline to which a mooring line can be secured called also mooring staple …   Useful english dictionary

  • mooring — noun VERB + MOORING ▪ be torn from, break loose from, come loose from, slip ▪ During the storm several of our boats were torn from their moorings. ▪ The crowds cheered as the great ship slipped her moorings …   Collocations dictionary

  • line — I n 1. rule, bar, score, underline, underscore, hairline; mark, stroke, streak, dash, hyphen, virgule, diagonal; marking, inscription, inscript, engraving, incision; scratch, notch, slash, etch, hatching. 2. band, stripe, strip, belt, zone, layer …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mooring — noun Date: 15th century 1. an act of making fast a boat or aircraft with lines or anchors 2. a. a place where or an object to which something (as a craft) can be moored b. a device (as a line or chain) by which an object is secured in place 3. an …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mooring — moor·ing || mÊŠrɪŋ / mÊŠÉ™ n. anchoring, act of one who moors; place where boats are moored; securing line mÊŠÉ™(r) v. tie a boat, secure a boat; anchor a boat; secure with ropes n. infertile or undeveloped land; swampy land; land reserved for …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mooring — /ˈmɔrɪŋ/ (say mawring) noun 1. the act of someone or something that moors. 2. (usually plural) something by which a ship or the like is moored, as a cable, line, etc. 3. the place where a vessel is or may be moored. {moor2 + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary


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