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.
Recent Examples of anchorage from the Web
One of the most interesting additions to the new map is a ship-breaking yard at Rincon Point at the southern end of Yerba Buena Cove, near the current anchorage point for the Bay Bridge.
Steve Schmidt, a Republican strategist who ran Arizona Sen. John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign, sees both parties as having left their anchorages without new destinations in sight.
Car exceeds current regulatory requirements with a strong passenger compartment, crumple zones, intrusion resistant doors, seat belts, strong seats and anchorage.
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First Known Use of anchorage
Definition of Anchorage
municipality in south central Alaska at the head of Cook Inlet population 291,826 ◆Anchorage is by far Alaska's most populous city.
ANCHORAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of anchorage for English Language Learners
: a place where boats and ships are anchored
: something that provides a strong hold or connection
Definition of Anchorage for English Language Learners
: U.S. city, Alaska
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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