mooring anchor

mooring anchor
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  • mooring anchor — noun an anchor used to hold a mooring buoy or a channel marker in place • Hypernyms: ↑anchor, ↑ground tackle * * * noun : a mushroom anchor or an anchor with only one fluke used for holding a mooring buoy or channel marker in place …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mooring — Moor ing, n. 1. The act of confining a ship to a particular place, by means of anchors or fastenings. [1913 Webster] 2. That which serves to confine a ship to a place, as anchors, cables, bridles, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. The place or condition …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mooring block — Mooring Moor ing, n. 1. The act of confining a ship to a particular place, by means of anchors or fastenings. [1913 Webster] 2. That which serves to confine a ship to a place, as anchors, cables, bridles, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. The place or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anchor — [n] something used to hold another thing securely ballast, bower, comfort, defense, fastener, foothold, grapnel, grappling iron, grip, hold, hook, kedge, mainstay, mooring, mud hook, pillar, protection, safeguard, security, staff, stay, support;… …   New thesaurus

  • 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

  • Anchor — For other uses, see Anchor (disambiguation). Ploudalmézeau, anchor of Amoco Cadiz An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the vessel from drifting due to wind or… …   Wikipedia

  • anchor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. berth, slip, buoy, grapnel, kedge; mainstay, safeguard; anchorman, woman, or person. v. cast anchor, moor; fix, attach, fasten; hold fast. See navigation, stability, communication, connection. II… …   English dictionary for students

  • anchor — Synonyms and related words: Baldt anchor, Navy anchor, Northill anchor, affix, anchorage, annex, attach, batten, batten down, belay, berth, billet at, bind, bivouac, bower, bridle, burrow, camp, cast anchor, catch, cement, chain, cinch, clamp,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Mooring (oceanography) — Sketch of a mooring with traps and current meters A mooring in oceanography is a collection of devices, connected to a wire and temporarily anchored on the sea floor. The devices are current meters to measure the direction and speed of ocean… …   Wikipedia

  • anchor — anchorable, adj. anchorless, adj. anchorlike, adj. /ang keuhr/, n. 1. any of various devices dropped by a chain, cable, or rope to the bottom of a body of water for preventing or restricting the motion of a vessel or other floating object,… …   Universalium

  • mooring screw — Naut. a broad, augerlike anchor used for securing buoys in soft bottomed lakes, rivers, etc. Also called screw anchor, screw mooring. * * * …   Universalium

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