Noun(1) a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving(2) a central cohesive source of support and stability(3) a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
Verb(1) fix firmly and stably(2) secure a vessel with an anchor
(1) The sonic trickery can get a little wearing, but there's always a heart-melting tune or a catchy chorus to provide an emotional anchor .(2) And by their clinging to the anchor of a sinking ship for security, they drown in their own folly.(3) Let's check in with Rob Marciano in Bay Town, Texas, our CNN weatherman and news anchor as well.(4) We shall put her in the side of a cove, and anchor our ships behind her.(5) Dunnes Stores will operate a supermarket and department store at the Scotch Hall complex, which will have 60 other shops and two further anchor tenants.(6) New equipment including GPS and an electronic navigation chart system was put to work and the anchor and cable were nominally relocated.(7) The post office is the anchor and provides the foot flow.(8) He most recently worked as one of the main anchor presenters of ITN News Direct, in London.(9) In addition to the three anchor tenants, the site will also contain 50 retail units, multi-storey and underground parking and a six-screen cineplex.(10) Shortly after receiving her bachelor's degree in 1979, Chandler worked as a television news anchor , reporter, and talk show host.(11) Poon said that because the company is usually the anchor tenant at large shopping malls, rents are slightly lower than those charged for smaller retail companies.(12) However these ratings were achieved with families performing a uniform task that served to anchor the interaction and provide cues for rater judgment.(13) Competition for anchor stores in shopping centres remains robust with Dunnes, Superquinn, Marks and Spencers and Tesco all hoping to expand their presence.(14) The 65,000 sq ft Harvey Nichols store is the anchor tenant for the new fashion street The Walk, off Saint Andrew Square, which will have a total of 27 outlets.(15) Authors are separated to encourage browsing, or placed together to provide a stable anchor .(16) All major re-developments in the municipality, such as Majors Bay Rd and Five Dock have a supermarket chain as the anchor .
(1) anchor bolts :: Ankerboute
1. mainstay ::
2. presenter ::
3. lynchpin ::
4. ground tackle ::
grond aan te pak
5. anchorman ::
6. moor ::
7. secure ::
8. ground ::
9. drop anchor ::
Different Formsanchor, anchorage, anchorages, anchored, anchoring, anchors
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