anchorage

  1. a fee for anchoring
  2. a city in south central Alaska
  3. place for vessels to anchor
  4. the act of anchoring

ANCHORAGE

A place suitable for anchoring in relation to the wind, seas and bottom

anchorage

a sheltered place near a coast with sufficient depth of water and a sea bottom below that will hold an anchor securely, so that a ship may lie still in that location for an extended period of time; usually marked on charts with a symbol resembling an anchor

anchorage

Attachment, not necessarily adhesive in character; because the mechanism is not assumed the term ought to be more widely used.

anchorage

a term used by Barthes to describe the interaction of words and visual texts. A photograph, according to Barthes is polysemic (i.e. open to a range of possible meanings). Ordinarily text is added, perhaps in the form of a caption or an advertising slogan, to 'anchor' the meaning, to lead the reader towards the preferred reading of the visual text. ...
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anchorage

[n] - a fee for anchoring 2. [n] - a city in south central Alaska 3. [n] - place for vessels to anchor 4. [n] - the act of anchoring
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Anchorage

Provision of resistance to overturning. Resistance provided by foundations. (Anchor bolt mechanical link between structural frame and foundation.)
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Anchorage

Series of dock landing ship [US]
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Anchorage

An'chor·age noun 1. The act of anchoring, or the condition of lying at anchor. 2. A place suitable for anchoring or where ships anchor; a hold for an anchor. 3. The set of anchors belonging to a ship. 4. Something which holds like an anchor; a hold; as, the ancho...
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Anchorage

An'cho·rage noun Abode of an anchoret.
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anchorage

<cell biology> Attachment, not necessarily adhesive in character, because the mechanism is not assumed the term ought to be more widely used. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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anchorage

noun the act of anchoring
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anchorage

anchorage ground noun place for vessels to anchor
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anchorage

noun a fee for anchoring
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anchorage

noun the condition of being secured to a base; `the plant needs a firm anchorage`; `the mother provides emotional anchorage for the entire family`
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anchorage

(ang´kәr-әj) fixation (def. 1), especially surgical fixation of a displaced viscus. in operative dentistry, fixation of fillings, or of artificial crowns or bridges. in orthodontics, the nature and degree of resistance to displacement offered by an anatomical unit when force is applied ...
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Anchorage

• (n.) The act of anchoring, or the condition of lying at anchor. • (n.) Something which holds like an anchor; a hold; as, the anchorages of the Brooklyn Bridge. • (n.) Something on which one may depend for security; ground of trust. • (n.) A toll for anchoring; anchorage duties. • (n.) Abode of an anchoret. • (n.) A p...
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Anchorage

city (municipality), south-central Alaska, U.S. Lying at the base of the Chugach Mountains, it is a port at the head of Cook Inlet (a bay of the ... [3 related articles]
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Anchorage

[Alaska Railroad station] The Anchorage Alaska Railroad station is the rail station at the center of the Alaska Railroad system at the junction of the two main lines their trains run on. It serves as the starting point for many tourists traveling on the luxury trains such as the Denali Star. It was placed on the National Register of Histori...
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anchorage

Type: Term Pronunciation: ang′kōr-ij Definitions: 1. Operative fixation of loose or prolapsed abdominal or pelvic organs. 2. The part to which anything is fastened. In dentistry, a tooth or an implanted tooth substitute with which a fixed or removable partial denture, crown, or restoration is retained. 3. The nature and degree of resista...
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Anchorage

The process of fastening a joist or joist girder to a masonry, concrete, or steel support by either bolting or welding.
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Anchorage

A place suitable for anchoring in relation to the wind, seas and bottom.
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Anchorage

Anchorage (ăng'kurij) , city (1990 pop. 226,338), Anchorage census div., S central Alaska, a port at the head of Cook Inlet; inc. 1920. It is the largest city in the state, the administrative and commercial heart of S central and W Alaska, one of the nation's key defense centers, and a vit...
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Anchorage

Port and largest city in Alaska, at the head of Cook Inlet; population (2000 est) 260,300. It is an important centre of administration, communication, and commerce for much of central and western Alaska. Local industries include oil and gas extraction, tourism, and fish canning. The Anchorage area has been inhabited by aboriginal groups since a...
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anchorage

A sheltered place suitable for anchoring. These day usually filled with moorings or marinas.
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