anchor

All Noun Verb
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  • These two anchoring teams remained in place for the next three years.
  • She broke down three times whilst crossing the river and had to anchor.
  • During his four years at the station, he also worked as a fill-in anchor.
  • Generally anchor pieces should be placed in different features, where possible, to protect against rock failure.
  • Image anchors are usually from the higher end of the line's range.
  • However, she could also be considered one of the series's few moral anchors.
  • Permanent anchors come in a wide range of types and have no standard form.
  • The base station anchors the whole system to the surface of the Earth.
  • Anchoring near shore would allow them to land quickly if attacked.
  • In amateur radio, a boat anchor is an old piece of radio equipment.
  • Then he placed the sugar water on a boat anchored in the middle of a small lake.
  • The captain now beat up for the land in the hope of finding anchoring-ground. Cited from The World of Ice, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Often, the news anchors would read exactly the same copy over and over again.
  • At least one, usually two, and very rarely all three anchored the program on a given night.
  • News is typically reported in a series of individual stories that are presented by one or more anchors.
  • Then I bore away to the north side of the island where we found no anchoring neither.
  • The area is also a very popular fashion location, anchoring the west coast in the fashion industry.
  • They extend one arm out and use the other four as anchors.
  • The arms show a gold-colored anchor cross on a black background.
  • The large concrete anchors can be made out on the right hand side of the image.
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Meaning of anchor

  • noun A mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
  • noun A central cohesive source of support and stability
    faith is his anchor, the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money, he is the linchpin of this firm
  • noun A television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
  • verb Fix firmly and stably
    anchor the lamppost in concrete
  • verb Secure a vessel with an anchor
    We anchored at Baltimore