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Definition of Moored

Moored
Moor Moor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moored; p. pr. & vb. n. Mooring.] [Prob. fr. D. marren to tie, fasten, or moor a ship. See Mar.] 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. --Brougham.
Moor
Moor Moor, n. [F. More, Maure, L. Maurus a Moor, a Mauritanian, an inhabitant of Mauritania, Gr. ?; cf. ? black, dark. Cf. Morris a dance, Morocco.] 1. One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns. 2. (Hist.) Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion. ``In Spanish history the terms Moors, Saracens, and Arabs are synonymous.' --Internat. Cyc.
Moor
Moor Moor, n. [OE. mor, AS. m[=o]r moor, morass; akin to D. moer moor, G. moor, and prob. to Goth. marei sea, E. mere. See Mere a lake.] 1. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath. In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor. --Carew. 2. A game preserve consisting of moorland. Moor buzzard (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.] Moor coal (Geol.), a friable variety of lignite. Moor cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the moor fowl or red grouse of Europe. Moor coot. (Zo["o]l.) See Gallinule. Moor fowl. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European ptarmigan, or red grouse (Lagopus Scoticus). (b) The European heath grouse. See under Heath. Moor game. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Moor fowl (above). Moor grass (Bot.), a tufted perennial grass (Sesleria c[ae]rulea), found in mountain pastures of Europe. Moor hawk (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. Moor hen. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The female of the moor fowl. (b) A gallinule, esp. the European species. See Gallinule. (c) An Australian rail (Tribonyx ventralis). Moor monkey (Zo["o]l.), the black macaque of Borneo (Macacus maurus). Moor titling (Zo["o]l.), the European stonechat (Pratinocola rubicola).
Moor
Moor Moor, v. i. To cast anchor; to become fast. On oozy ground his galleys moor. --Dryden.
Moor
Moor Moor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moored; p. pr. & vb. n. Mooring.] [Prob. fr. D. marren to tie, fasten, or moor a ship. See Mar.] 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. --Brougham.

Meaning of Moored from wikipedia

- dozen mooring lines. Small vessels can generally be moored by four to six mooring lines. Mooring lines are usually made from manila rope or a synthetic...
- term "Moors" refers primarily to the Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, the Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, and Malta during the Middle Ages. The Moors initially...
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- Larcom Abbot carried out a lengthy set of experiments to design and test moored mines that could be exploded on contact or be detonated at will as enemy...
- special mooring arrangements with a mechanism to absorb power generated by the main propulsion shaft. The Navy plans to add two more moored training...
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- The Moor may refer to: Personification of the Moors, in their collective role as a medieval political force The Moor, the core street of The Moor Quarter...
- A tethered, moored or captive balloon is a balloon that is restrained by one or more tethers attached to the ground and so it cannot float freely. The...
- mooring to the seabed Sinker or anchor chain joint to buoy (SPM) Anchor chain Chain stoppers - To connect the chains to the buoy A tanker is moored to...
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