at anchor meaning

  "at anchor" in a sentence

[American slang]
adj. phr. Held by an anchor from floating away; anchored. The ship rode at anchor in the harbor.


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  1. the vessel lies at anchor at seattle.
  2. the vessel at anchor surged in the heavy sea.
  3. in the mouth of loch aline we found a great seagoing ship at anchor.
  4. the fleet lay at anchor half a mile off the headland
  5. anchor wires should have a spelter type socket at anchor side

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