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moor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature
moormoor1 /mʊə $ mʊr/ noun [countable usually plural]  especially British EnglishDN a wild open area of high land, covered with rough grass or low bushes and heather, that is not farmed because the soil is not good enough They went grouse shooting up on the moors. the Yorkshire moors
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moorI can not tell you why, but please do what I ask you, and never come near the moor again.The cottage, with its lichen-covered roof, looked as though it had grown out of the moor.These tough animals, who live on the moors year round, were once used extensively in the coal mines.I put on my coat and went for a long walk on the moor.One night he was over the moors around North Stainmore and had to return home at dead of night.The road fizzled out at a gate plastered with fire hazard warnings, leading on to the moor itself.He was holding a light in his hand and looking out on to the moor.
Related topics: Water
moormoor2 verb [intransitive, transitive]  TTWto fasten a ship or boat to the land or to the bottom of the sea using ropes or an anchor Two or three fishing boats were moored alongside the pier.
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moorMerrill watched them walk across to where a group of small dinghies was moored.The dahabeeyah had moored for the night and the three girls had been up on the top deck enjoying the evening breeze.Soon after, lifeguards gave up their search and ordered the crew to moor their patrol boat.Two battleships were moored to the east of Ford Island.The herring fleet was moored well inland, and the water was oil-tarnished.
MoorMoor noun [countable]  one of the Muslim people from North Africa who entered Spain in the 8th century and ruled the southern part of the country until 1492
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Verb table
moor
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymoor
he, she, itmoors
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymoored
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave moored
he, she, ithas moored
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad moored
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill moor
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have moored
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mooring
he, she, itis mooring
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you, we, theyare mooring
Past
I, he, she, itwas mooring
you, we, theywere mooring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mooring
he, she, ithas been mooring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mooring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mooring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mooring
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