moat moat  /ˈmoʊt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water

Usage(s):

  1. The zookeepers planted some trees, dug a moat, launched a waterfall, even hooked up a fiber-glass tree with an electric honey dispenser.
  2. England's moat was back to the ways of peace; the Channel swimmer was on the job again.
  3. In Orlando, the company argues that the moat in which the boy drowned was safeguarded by at least two fences.

News

  1. ETF Wrapper Makes The Difference For MOAT

    When the Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca:MOAT) launched about a year ago, the new fund stood out mostly for its redundancy in a quiet niche. At the time, I wondered why Market Vectors was
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. This Company's Widening Moat Swallows Competitors

    This Company's Widening Moat Swallows Competitors        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. These 3 Stocks Have Wonderful "Brand Moats"

    These 3 Stocks Have Wonderful "Brand Moats"        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

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Quotes

  1. "We're not going to draw a moat around the United States' economy. If we do that, then China is still trading, India is still going to be trading," said Obama, who voted against the recent Central American Free Trade Agreement and opposes the...
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "He was in a moat that protected Castle Dracula," Sommers recalled with a laugh. "But after reading the first draft, I thought, 'You know, I'm kind of pushing it here. The thing about Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man is that they're all...
    on Oct 20, 2004 By: Stephen Sommers Source: NBC30.com

  3. "A truly great business must have an enduring 'moat' that protects excellent returns on invested capital," Buffett said in Berkshire Hathaway's most recent annual letter.
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Warren Buffett Source: Sify

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