Anchor

a metal hook that holds a boat to the sea bed

anchor

A feature that connects a frame or framed object to a paragraph. Anchors can be Locked or Unlocked. A frame is always anchored to a paragraph. Locking an anchor to a specific paragraph ensures that the frame always appears on the same page as the paragraph to which it is anchored.

Anchor

An anchor is a device normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the craft from drifting due to wind or current. The word derives from Latin ancora, which itself comes from the Greek ἄγκυρα (ankura). Anchors can either be temporary or permanent. A permanent anchor is used in the creatio...
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Anchor

(F ancrage, R ancora) Device providing a fixing to a solid surface
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anchor

(from the article `computer programming language`) HTML documents also contain anchors, which are tags that specify links to other Web pages. An anchor has the form <A HREF= ...
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anchor

[n] - a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute 2. [n] - a central cohesive source of support and stability 3. [n] - a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving 4. [v] - fix firmly and stably 5. [v] - secure a vessel with an anchor
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Anchor

• (n.) One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians, as in species of Synapta. • (v. t.) To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship. • (n.) An anchoret. • (n.) A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together. • (n.) An emb...
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anchor

ground tackle noun a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
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Anchor

[climbing] In rock climbing, an anchor can be any way of attaching the climber, the rope, or a load to rock, ice, steep dirt, or a building by either permanent or temporary means. The goal of an anchor depends on the type of climbing under consideration but usually consists of stopping a fall, or holding a static load. ==Types of anchors== ...
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Anchor

An'chor (ăn'kẽr) noun [ Middle English anker , Anglo-Saxon ancor , oncer , Latin ancora , sometimes spelt anchora , from Greek 'a`gkyra , akin to English angle : confer French ancre . See Angle , nou...
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Anchor

An'chor intransitive verb 1. To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream. 2. To stop; to fix or rest. « My invention . . . anchors on Isabel. Shak. »
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Anchor

An'chor noun [ Middle English anker , ancre , Anglo-Saxon ancra , from Latin anachoreta . See Anchoret .] An anchoret. [ Obsolete] Shak.
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Anchor

An'chor transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Anchored ; present participle & verbal noun Anchoring .] [ Confer French ancrer .] 1. To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship. 2.
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anchor

1. A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station. ... The common anchor consists of a straight bar called a shank, having at one end a transverse bar called a stock, above which is a ring for the c...
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anchor

A device for holding a boat in position, normally a heavy hooked device for holding her to the sea floor, also sea anchor to restrain her movements at sea.
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Anchor

A device that supports and holds in place conductors when they are terminated at a pole or structure. The anchor is buried and attached to the pole by way of guy wire to counteract the mechanical forces of these conductors.
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anchor

a device, usually buried in the ground, so installed as to provide a firm point of attachment for resisting uplift
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Anchor

a heavy weight, often shaped with hooked ends, lowered into the water to keep a ship in one place.
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anchor

A person who presents a news bulletin from a television studio, usually on a regular basis. See also newsreader and presenter.
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ANCHOR

A piece or assemblage, usually metal, used to attach building parts (e.g., plates, joists, trusses, etc.) to masonry or masonry materials.
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Anchor

A point where the rope is secured to the snow, ice or rock to provide protection against a fall. An equalized anchor system places equal weight on multiple devices to reduce the chance of failure. Any individual anchor point, whether one piece of protection or an anchor system, must be able to hold a fall. The condition of the rock, snow or ice det...
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Anchor

a top-order batsman capable of batting for a long duration throughout the innings. Usually batsman playing at numbers 3 or 4 play such a role, especially if there is a batting collapse. An anchor plays defensively, and is often the top scorer in the innings.
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Anchor

a top-order batsman capable of batting for a long duration throughout the innings. Usually batsmen playing at numbers 3 or 4 play such a role, especially if there is a batting collapse. An anchor plays defensively, and is often the top scorer in the innings.
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Anchor

A weighty grappling hook used for holding a ship fast.
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Anchor

A word, phrase or graphic image, in hypertext, it is the object that is highlighted, underlined or '
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