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moor

an upland habitat usually dominated by heather growing on peat which is not normally waterlogged.
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The first man to follow him was Tanus and when the last reached the deck of the cruiser there remained upon the palace roof only the twelve warriors of Helium, who, with naked swords, had taken the posts of the Gatholians at the moorings.
Twelve keen edges severed twelve complaining moorings, clean and as one.
One of the sailors leaped on shore, a cord creaked as it ran through a pulley, and Dantes guessed they were at the end of the voyage, and that they were mooring the boat.
'I will tell you what, my pleasant fellow,' rejoined Toby quickly, 'if you are going to pry into everything you meet with here that excites your curiosity, you will marvellously soon get knocked on the head; to a dead certainty you will come bang upon a party of these savages in the midst of your discovery-makings, and I doubt whether such an event would particularly delight you, just take my advice for once, and let us 'bout ship and steer in some other direction; besides, it's getting late and we ought to be mooring ourselves for the night.'
To the right of us I saw the captain of a junk chop away his mooring line with an axe and spring to help his crew at the hoisting of the huge, outlandish lug-sail.
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Supply, provision, installation, removal, monitoring, movement, maintenance of moorings in mooring areas located on the public maritime domain (dpm) and managed by the port of arcachon, as well as the marking of the areas concerned.
The array includes a network often moorings anchored to the seafloor, along with a fleet of underwater vehicles weaving between and beyond them.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Representatives of Azeri oil companies are in talks with Iran for construction and repairing of Single buoy moorings (SBMs).
The ten foot boat with one young adult aboard had broken free of her moorings, and had drifted.