The act of confining a ship to a particular place, by means of anchors or fastenings.
- The act or an instance of making fast an aircraft or a vessel, as by a cable or anchor.
- A place or structure to which a vessel or aircraft can be moored.
- Equipment, such as anchors or chains, for holding fast a vessel or an aircraft.
- Elements providing stability or security. Often used in the plural: lost their emotional moorings during the war.