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usage note
This word is often used in the plural.
amarra
feminine noun
1. (nautical) 
a. mooring line 
Las amarras atadas a los norays hacen que la embarcación se mantenga en el puerto.The mooring lines tied to the bollards keep the boat in the harbor.
b. moorings (plural) 
Antes de zarpar hay que soltar las amarras del barco.Before setting sail, we need to untie the boat's moorings.
c. mooring rope 
El capitán mandó levar anclas y recoger las amarras.The captain gave the order to weigh anchor and pick up the mooring ropes.
amarra
Noun
1. (nautical) 
a. mooring rope 
largar o soltar amarrasto cast off
2. (fig) 
tener amarrasto have connections, to have friends in high places
amarra
1 (Náutica) mooring line; (Latinoamérica) (cuerda) rope; line; cord; (México) (rienda) rein; lead
2 amarras (Náutica) moorings
cortar o romper las amarras to break loose; cut adrift; echar las amarras to moor
3 amarras (protección) protection
singular
; (s)
tener buenas amarras to have good connections
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