Simple Definition of anchorage
: a place where boats and ships are anchored
: something that provides a strong hold or connection
Examples of anchorage in a sentence
an area of safe anchorage
A heavy metal ring provides anchorage for the cable.
The ring serves as a secure anchorage.
First Known Use of anchorage
Simple Definition of Anchorage
: U.S. city, Alaska
Full Definition of Anchorage
municipality S cen Alaska at head of Cook Inlet pop 291,826
ANCHORAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of anchorage for Students
: a place where boats can be anchored
Definition of Anchorage for Students
city S central Alaska
Medical Definition of anchorage
1: the act of securing or fastening firmly
2: something (as a tooth) that provides a secure hold <anchorage for a dental plate>
3: a point or frame of psychological reference
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