moorage


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Related to moorage: sheet anchor, bower anchor

moor·age

 (mo͝or′ĭj)
n.
1. The act or an instance of mooring.
2. A place where a ship or aircraft may be moored.
3. A charge for mooring.

moorage

(ˈmʊərɪdʒ; ˈmɔːrɪdʒ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a place for mooring a vessel
2. (Nautical Terms) a charge for mooring
3. (Nautical Terms) the act of mooring

moor•age

(ˈmʊər ɪdʒ)

n.
1. a place for mooring.
2. a charge or payment for the use of moorings.
3. an act or instance of mooring or the state of being moored.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moorage - a fee for mooring
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
2.moorage - a place where a craft can be made fastmoorage - a place where a craft can be made fast
anchorage ground, anchorage - place for vessels to anchor
3.moorage - the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropesmoorage - the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
arrival - the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"
Translations

moorage

n (= place)Anlegeplatz m; (= charge)Anlegegebühren pl
References in classic literature ?
But having tried to cast anchor, which was a stone at the end of a piece of the kite-string, he found no bottom, and was fain to hold off, seeking for moorage, and, feeling his way, he buffeted against a sunken reef that cast him overboard by the greatness of the shock, and he was near to being drowned, but clambered back into the vessel.
Near the mouth of the Snake River, the Port is near completion of a high ramp dock and will be dredging a portion of the moorage basin in the inner harbor/river area.
We had a wonderful view of a sailboat moorage - from a pizza joint.
In 2008, Cruise Line Agencies of Alaska contacted Halibut Point Marine and asked if they could provide moorage to a paddlewheel-style three-hundred-foot long cruise ship, "The Empress of the North.
For the shipment of the iron ore to European and Asian markets, the proponent is proposing to construct a marine terminal consisting of a 330 meter loading wharf, a tug moorage area, a commercial wharf and a causeway.
In Charleston, on Coos Bay, you walk the docks of a moorage on a Saturday morning and realize that this is life for those who fish, some living aboard their boats.
They posed the possibility of a future when Alaska's Arctic drill fleets would use Ketchikan for moorage, repair, and maintenance, posing a significant transportation savings from transiting further south for the same service or when the Arctic visitor industry would include departures from Southeast Alaska ports.
Boat moorage fees would go from $7 to $10, and day-use 12-month passes would increase from $25 to $30.
Among the site's features is deep-water moorage (to negative twenty-five feet mean lower low water).
Some camp and boat moorage fees will also go up in May.