Anchor

Categories:A, Noun, Object Related Words: , , , , ,

Definition: 

An iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a hook and thus keeps the ship in a particular position. The anchor can prevent the ship from floating away.

Part of Speech:

noun

Example Sentences: 

  1. The sailor dropped the anchor into the water.
  2. The anchor is old and rusty.

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