Definition of 'moor'
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They are familiar and welcome companions for moor and mountain walkers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This unreliable cycle makes grouse moors unsuitable as investments. Times, Sunday Times (2008)By then many of them will be back on the heather moors where they nest. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Be inspired by the colourful dazzle ship moored at the museum. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After you cross the cattle grid you are on to the open moor. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)He is a keen sailor and has his boat moored just outside his house. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Evidence points to illegal persecution on grouse moors as the main obstacle to its recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Direct access to the lake means that you can moor your yacht at the bottom of the garden. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It boasts a helicopter hangar and is usually moored in Monaco. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They used the proceeds to fund a lavish lifestyle that included a luxury yacht moored in Monaco. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It should be so light that it needs mooring ropes rather than a handbrake, to stop it floating away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is moored in the harbour and features good-value food and live jazz on Sundays. The Sun (2006)He's the strongest chap on th' moor. The Secret Garden (1911)He also has a 12m yacht moored in Monaco harbour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can go to France in your own boat moored right outside your front door or by ferry from Portsmouth. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then, the artist and a colleague were lifted 30ft into the air as they held on to mooring ropes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I was born and bred in and around the North Yorkshire moors until recently where this saying is still in daily use. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'moor'
British English: moor /mʊə; mɔː/ NOUN
A moor is an area of high open ground covered mainly with rough grass and heather.
It's very windy up on the moors.
- American English: moor
- Arabic: سَبْخَةُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: charneca
- Chinese: 沼地
- Croatian: pustopoljina
- Czech: slatina
- Danish: lynghede
- Dutch: heidegrond
- European Spanish: páramo
- Finnish: nummi
- French: lande
- German: Moor
- Greek: χερσότοπος
- Italian: brughiera
- Japanese: 荒野
- Korean: 황야
- Norwegian: (lyng)hei
- Polish: wrzosowisko
- European Portuguese: charneca
- Romanian: mlaștină
- Russian: пустошь
- Spanish: páramo
- Swedish: hed
- Thai: ทุ่งโล่ง
- Turkish: bozkır
- Ukrainian: місцевість, що поросла вересом
- Vietnamese: đồng hoang
British English: moor /mʊə; mɔː/ VERB
If you moor or moor a boat, you attach it to the land with a rope or cable so that it cannot drift away.
I decided to moor near some tourist boats.
- American English: moor
- Arabic: يَرْبِطُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: atracar
- Chinese: 停泊
- Croatian: sidriti
- Czech: uvázat loď ke břehu
- Danish: fortøje
- Dutch: aanmeren
- European Spanish: amarrar embarcación
- Finnish: kiinnittää laituriin
- French: amarrer
- German: vertäuen
- Greek: προσδένω
- Italian: ormeggiare
- Japanese: 停泊させる
- Korean: 매어두다
- Norwegian: fortøye
- Polish: przycumować
- European Portuguese: atracar
- Romanian: a ancora
- Russian: швартовать
- Spanish: amarrar
- Swedish: förtöja
- Thai: จอดเรือ
- Turkish: bağlamak tekne
- Ukrainian: причалити
- Vietnamese: bỏ neo
Definition of moor from the Collins English Dictionary
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