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As politics is disconnected from its ethical and material moorings, it becomes easier to punish and imprison young people than to educate them.
Henry Giroux

Meaning of "moorings" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MOORINGS

moorings  [ˈmʊərɪŋz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MOORINGS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Moorings is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MOORINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of moorings in the English dictionary

The definition of moorings in the dictionary is the ropes, anchors, etc, used in mooring a vessel. Other definition of moorings is something that provides security or stability.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MOORINGS


afterings
ˈɑːftərɪŋz
bearings
ˈbɛərɪŋz
buccaneerings
ˌbʌkəˈnɪərɪŋz
cosherings
ˈkɒʃərɪŋz
hammerings
ˈhæmərɪŋz
heartstrings
ˈhɑːtˌstrɪŋz
murmurings
ˈmɜːmərɪŋz
mutterings
ˈmʌtərɪŋz
offscourings
ˈɒfˌskaʊərɪŋz
scourings
ˈskaʊərɪŋz
solderings
ˈsəʊldərɪŋz
Springs
sprɪŋz
strings
strɪŋz
vaporings
ˈveɪpərɪŋz
wanderings
ˈwɒndərɪŋz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MOORINGS

moor
moor grass
moorage
moorburn
moorbuzzard
moorcock
Moore
moorfowl
moorhen
moorill
mooring
mooring mast
mooring tower
Moorish
Moorish idol
moorland
moorlog
moorman
moorwort
moory

WORDS THAT END LIKE MOORINGS

Alice Springs
Colorado Springs
feelings
findings
idiot strings
king of the herrings
leading strings
Newton´s rings
Palm Springs
pull strings
pull the strings
purse strings
rankings
ratings
savings
the strings
things
tied to someone´s apron strings
wings
Writings

Synonyms and antonyms of moorings in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «moorings» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MOORINGS

Find out the translation of moorings to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of moorings from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «moorings» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

系泊
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

amarres
570 millions of speakers

English

moorings
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लंगर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مراسي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

причалы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

amarras
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নঙ্গর করার স্থান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

amarres
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Moorings
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Liegeplatz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

係留
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

계선
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Moorings
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chổ neo thuyền
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிடிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लंगडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şamandıra
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ormeggi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cumowania
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

причали
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

loc de acostare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγκυροβόλια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vasmeerplekke
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

båtplatser
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fortøyninger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of moorings

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MOORINGS»

The term «moorings» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.683 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MOORINGS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about moorings

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QUOTES WITH «MOORINGS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word moorings.
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Henry Giroux
As politics is disconnected from its ethical and material moorings, it becomes easier to punish and imprison young people than to educate them.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MOORINGS»

Discover the use of moorings in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to moorings and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Moorings: Portuguese Expansion and the Writing of Africa
Delving into the Portuguese imperial experience, 'Moorings' enriches our understanding of historical and literary imagination during a significant period of Western expansion.
Josiah Blackmore, 2009
2
Bakhtin and the Social Moorings of Poetry
"This book rescues Bakhtin from his overstatements concerning poetry, and gives the theoretical and practical basis for reading poems with the help of Bakhtin's categories of utterance, heteroglossia, and dialogue.
Donald Wesling, 2003
3
Metaphor and Its Moorings: Studies in the Grounding of ...
A case study on the relationship between religion and science in the work of Michael Faraday illustrates that scientific observation is impregnated with theoretical convictions and that metaphors play a decisive role in the models developed ...
M. Elaine Botha, 2007
4
The oil rig moorings handbook
A handbook for mariners & barge engineers serving on semi-submersible oil rigs. Contains detailed information on drilling practice necessary to the understanding of the principles of oil rig moorings.
J. Vendrell, 1985
5
Peasant moorings: village ties and mobility rationales in ...
This unusual volume explores an equally significant, but less noticed, phenomenon, namely that the existence of a large and increasing urban population has not yet prevented the growth of the rural population in India.
Jean-Luc Racine, 1997
6
The Greatest of These: Biblical Moorings of Love
The book will be written for use by individuals or groups, and a leaders guide will be provided for six suggested sessions.
John Indermark, 2011
7
Beyond the Moorings: Life And Learning in Outward Bound
Memoir of the author's years as a student, course director, project director, and school director of the Colorado Outward Bound School.
Gerald L. Golins, Polly Golins, 2006
8
Mitchell's Screw Piles and Moorings, with Johnson's Patented ...
Besides their security, the advantages of screw moorings, in other respects, over those formerly in use, are very considerable. They are very readily fixed in any depth of water. In most cases all ground chain is dispensed with, the buoy chain ...
Frederick JOHNSON (Civil Engineer.), George WELLS (Civil Engineer.), 1867
9
Mitchell's patent screw piles and moorings, and their ...
MITCHELL'S PATENT SCREW PILES AND MOORINGS. AMONG the practical difficulties to be encountered by Engineers in the execution of works, those arising from treacherous and unstable foundations are of very frequent occurrence; and ...
George Henry SAUNDERS, 1855
10
Moorings
MOORINGS is the winner of the Nina Mae Kellogg First Place Award for Graduate Fiction.
Nancy Slavin, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MOORINGS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term moorings is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Scientist at work: mathematician collects ocean and glacier data in …
We've deployed many other instruments to help monitor the oceans around Greenland and Antarctica, including ocean sea floor moorings and ... «The Conversation US, Jul 15»
2
Restaurant review: Be prepared to shell out for Crab Tavern
I went on a blustery Monday evening when a pop-up clothes shop housed inside an inflatable igloo was straining at its moorings in the ... «City A.M., Jul 15»
3
Hurricane David wrecks ship
The moorings could not hold the ship and it was repeatedly banged against the dock until at least one hole was punctured in the hull. In time ... «Niagarathisweek.com, Jul 15»
4
Who Decides? New Buoys in Lake Champlain Roil Colchester Board
Pointing out that features such as docks and moorings have effects on the land — when people come ashore they contribute to road traffic, ... «Seven Days, Jul 15»
5
Event to mark Eagle Island historic status
Free moorings, anchorages, and a water taxi will be provided for those who wish to use their own boats. For others, two charter boat companies ... «The Forecaster, Jul 15»
6
Take Back Our Cultural Sovereignty
Thirty six years later and the term no longer has the same impact as it has lost its “political moorings” said Vine. Sam Deloria, board chairman of ... «Indian Country Today Media Network, Jul 15»
7
Fire service urge boat owners to take care on the water
Marc House, Community Safety Prevention Manager said: "The remote location of most moorings means that fire and rescue services can find it ... «Torquay Herald Express, Jul 15»
8
Intermoor Successfully Completes Juniper Contract Offshore …
Acteon offers world-leading capabilities in high-pressure, high-temperature risers, temporary and permanent moorings, design, supply, ... «Oil and Gas Online, Jul 15»
9
Flash flooding impacts Seneca Lake
This growth included both free floating algae along with algae attached to lake floor and things like boats, docks and moorings. Halfman stated the algae ... «OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM, Jul 15»
10
New harbour expansion for Port Hedland tugboats
The project will also include upgrade of workshop facilitiesm operational and service berths, and two small boat moorings at the Nelson Point ... «Australian Mining, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Moorings [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/moorings>. Sep 2019 ».
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