Definition of Anchor

Anchor v. i. means: To stop; to fix or rest.

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Anchor v. i. means: To stop; to fix or rest.

Meaning of Anchor

Anchor (v. i.) means: To stop; to fix or rest.

More meanings / definitions of Anchor or words, sentences containing Anchor?

Sheet anchor (v. t.): A large anchor stowed on shores outside the waist of a vessel; -- called also waist anchor. See the Note under Anchor.

Anchor (v. t.): To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.

Anchor (n.): Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.

Anchor (v. i.): To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream.

Stock (n.): The wooden or iron crosspiece to which the shank of an anchor is attached. See Illust. of Anchor.

Anchor (v. t.): To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.

Anchorage (n.): A place suitable for anchoring or where ships anchor; a hold for an anchor.

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.

Killock (n.): A small anchor; also, a kind of anchor formed by a stone inclosed by pieces of wood fastened together.

Fluke (n.): The part of an anchor which fastens in the ground; a flook. See Anchor.

Anchored (a.): Held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; as, an anchored tongue.

Disanchor (v. t. & i.): To raise the anchor of, as a ship; to weigh anchor.

Cat (v. t.): To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See Anchor.

Kedge (v. t.): A small anchor used whenever a large one can be dispensed witch. See Kedge, v. t., and Anchor, n.

Anchor (n.): Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable, or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.

Anchor-hold (n.): The hold or grip of an anchor, or that to which it holds.

Anchored (imp. & p. p.): of Anchor

Anchoring (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Anchor

Anchor (n.): An anchoret.

Unmoor (v. i.): To weigh anchor.

Anchorate (a.): Anchor-shaped.

Anchor (v. i.): To stop; to fix or rest.

Flook (n.): A fluke of an anchor.

Anchor (n.): An emblem of hope.

Pee (n.): Bill of an anchor. See Peak, 3 (c).

Bower (v. & n.): An anchor carried at the bow of a ship.

Club (v. i.): To drift in a current with an anchor out.

Unanchor (v. t.): To loose from the anchor, as a ship.

Kedger (n.): A small anchor; a kedge.

Moor (v. i.): To cast anchor; to become fast.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Anchor

Meaning of ANCHOR

ANCHOR means: Anchor is slang for a juror who has been bribed to influence other jurors to vote for an acquittal. Anchor is slang for a stay of execution.Anchor was old slang for a pick−axe.Anchor is American naval slang for the lowest−ranking class member at the United States NavalAcademy.Anchor is American business slang for the main component of a shopping mall or complex.

Meaning of Anchor Buoy

Anchor Buoy means: A small buoy that is used to mark the position of an anchor. It is attached to the base or crown of an anchor and can be used to recover the anchor if it has to be cast adrift, or to trip it if it becomes wedged.

Meaning of Anchor is Foul

Anchor is Foul means: Anchor cable is caught around the fluke or an object is caught around the anchor. Preventing anchor from digging in.

Meaning of Danforth Anchor

Danforth Anchor means: A brand of lightweight anchor. It has pivoting flukes that dig into the ground as tension is placed on the anchor.

Meaning of Bilged on Her Anchor

Bilged on Her Anchor means: A ship that has run upon her own anchor, so the anchor cable runs under the hull.

Meaning of Fisherman Anchor

Fisherman Anchor means: A traditionally shaped anchor having flukes perpendicular to the stock of the anchor and connected by a shank. These are less common than modern anchors such as the plow and lightweight anchors.

Meaning of Drag

Drag means: (1) The resistance to movement. (2) Dragging your anchor: When a vessel is caught in a storm and heading for land or rocks, they would drop anchor to try to avoid running aground. If the anchor did not grip, it would drag along the bottom.

Meaning of Anchor Buoy

Anchor Buoy means: A small buoy secured by a light line to an anchor to indicate position of anchor on bottom.

Meaning of Nipper

Nipper means: (1) A short length of line, usually braided or marled, used to temporarily bind the anchor cable to the messenger when the anchor is weighed by hand around the capstan. (2) NIPPER The hands whose job it was to 'nip' a sailing ship's anchor cable to the endless belt activated by the capstan when the anchor was being weighed were always the smallest and youngest men on board. Hence the word 'nipper' has come to mean a youngster.

Meaning of CQR Anchor

CQR Anchor means: An anchor that is designed to bury itself into the ground by use of its plow shape. Also called a plow anchor.

Meaning of Mushroom Anchor

Mushroom Anchor means: A type of anchor with a heavy inverted mushroom shaped head. Mushroom anchors are used to anchor in mud and other soft ground.

Meaning of Kedge

Kedge means: (1) A small auxiliary anchor. (2) To kedge is to move a vessel (e.g., a grounded boat) by setting out an anchor and pulling the boat toward it by taking up on the anchor rode

Meaning of Anchor watch

Anchor watch means: A special watch while at anchor, especially during a storm, to detect if the anchor is dragging.

Meaning of Anchor

Anchor means: 1. An object designed to prevent or slow the drift of a ship, attached to the ship by a line or chain; typically a metal, hook-like or plough-like object designed to grip the bottom under the body of water (but also see sea anchor). 2. The act of deploying an anchor ("She anchored offshore.")

Meaning of Safety Pin

Safety Pin means: (1) Any pin that is used to prevent a fitting from falling open. (2) A pin used to keep the anchor attached to its anchor roller when not in use.

Meaning of Trip an Anchor

Trip an Anchor means: The act of breaking out the flukes of an anchor if they are caught on some obstruction, preventing it from being normally weighed.

Meaning of Scope

Scope means: The ratio of the length of an anchor line, from a vessel's bow to the anchor, to the depth of the water.

Meaning of Rode

Rode means: The anchor line, cable or chain that connect the anchor to the boat.

Meaning of Shank

Shank means: The main shaft of an anchor which connects the arms to the anchor ring.

Meaning of Weigh anchor

Weigh anchor means: Heave up an anchor in preparation for sailing (can be used for to leave port).

Meaning of Sheet anchor

Sheet anchor means: A large anchor stowed on shores outside the waist of a vessel; -- called also waist anchor. See the Note under Anchor.

Meaning of Anchor

Anchor means: To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.

Meaning of Anchor

Anchor means: Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.

Meaning of Anchor

Anchor means: To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream.

Meaning of Stock

Stock means: The wooden or iron crosspiece to which the shank of an anchor is attached. See Illust. of Anchor.

Meaning of Anchor

Anchor means: To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.

Meaning of Anchorage

Anchorage means: A place suitable for anchoring or where ships anchor; a hold for an anchor.

Meaning of Anchor

Anchor means: One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians, as in species of Synapta.

Meaning of Killock

Killock means: A small anchor; also, a kind of anchor formed by a stone inclosed by pieces of wood fastened together.

Meaning of Fluke

Fluke means: The part of an anchor which fastens in the ground; a flook. See Anchor.

Meaning of Anchored

Anchored means: Held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; as, an anchored tongue.

Meaning of Disanchor

Disanchor means: To raise the anchor of, as a ship; to weigh anchor.

Meaning of Cat

Cat means: To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See Anchor.

Meaning of Kedge

Kedge means: A small anchor used whenever a large one can be dispensed witch. See Kedge, v. t., and Anchor, n.

Meaning of Anchor

Anchor means: Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable, or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.

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