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
Guadalcanal, Rabaul, Saipan—suddenly loomed large in an American strategy driven by air strips and deep-water anchorages.
The anchorage gives boaters a free place to stay for up to five days.
These root deeply into the granular base for anchorage and moisture deeper inside the hillside.
The new law is required for the city of San Diego, which has jurisdiction over the waters off the military base, to issue tickets to vessels there because there are no laws prohibiting anchorage in the Pacific Ocean, Wurts said.
Some police officers on boats cruised around the anchorage looking for any evidence.
From the North Camden waterfront, the steel arc and granite anchorages of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge offer a majestic blue-and-gray display of 20th-century urban aspirations.
What was a village eventually became a bay for Greek colonists, then a harbor for Byzantine sailors and finally an anchorage used by the Ottomans.
Emily Michot The Miami Herald Larson and Raun’s boat, El Coqui, is one of dozens parted from anchorages during Irma, the worst storm to strike the Miami waterfront since Katrina and Wilma in 2005.
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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
ANCHORAGE Defined for Kids
medical Definition of anchorage
- anchorage for a dental plate
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