A tool used to moor a vessel to the bottom of a sea or river to resist movement. (noun)
To hold an object, especially a ship or a boat to a fixed point. (verb)
Examples of word anchor
KAHN: Fatima�Renteria says she's never heard the term anchor baby before.
Maybe the term anchor would be better applied to the right-wingers who stay angry all the time and keep us stuck in the squalid port of stagnation and division, rather than allowing us to move out to the bright and sunny wide open sea of progress and care for others.
With the setting "At Top of Structure", the label anchor point will be at the top of the structure.
WF: I won't ever release an album without completing what I call an "anchor song;" a song which encompasses the broad story the overall record is meaning to tell and, without which, the record would not make functional and fluid sense.
Clinton even pointed out what he called the anchor's clever smirk.
It only now occurred to Wallingford that Mary herself might be interested in what she called the anchor chair.
Attached diagonally to a corner of each rectangle, and weighting it like an anchor, is a softly stepped cast-bronze form suggesting stone or relic, but also swinging pendulum and parasite.