mushroom anchor

noun

Definition of mushroom anchor

: an anchor that has a bowl-shaped head with the shank welded to its center, is capable of grasping the ground however it falls, and is used chiefly for permanent moorings — see anchor illustration

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“Mushroom anchor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mushroom%20anchor. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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