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  • anchor — [[t]æ̱ŋkə(r)[/t]] anchors, anchoring, anchored 1) N COUNT An anchor is a heavy hooked object that is dropped from a boat into the water at the end of a chain in order to make the boat stay in one place. 2) V ERG When a boat anchors or when you… …   English dictionary

  • anchor — 01. The sailors couldn t pull up the [anchor] because it was caught on a rock. 02. We dropped [anchor] in a lovely little bay, and swam to shore. 03. The crew weighed [anchor] and sailed for home. 04. We [anchored] ourselves to a thick tree… …   Grammatical examples in English

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  • up-anchor — | ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: up (III) + anchor, n. : to pull up the anchor especially before getting under way we up anchored, southbound for the canal Blue Book …   Useful english dictionary

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