mooring mast


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mooring mast

[′mu̇r·iŋ ‚mast]
(aerospace engineering)
A mast or pole with fittings at the top to secure any lighter-than-air craft, such as a dirigible or blimp.
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These ranged from piping snow and ice balls from Antarctica to water the Australian desert, through orbiting nuclear bombs and a car driven from the back seat, to a television tower with a revolving restaurant, an airship mooring mast, a transparent globe for meditation and tanks from which beer could be piped to nearby houses.
Ten days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, he joined his squadronmates in Marine Scout Bombing Squadron (VMSB) 231 on a 1,137-mile over water flight from Ewa Mooring Mast Field in Hawaii to Midway Atoll as part of the effort to bolster its defenses.