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An·chor·age

 (ăng′kər-ĭj)
A city of southern Alaska on Cook Inlet south-southwest of Fairbanks. Founded in 1915 as construction headquarters for the Alaska Railroad, it is the largest city in the state.

an·chor·age

 (ăng′kər-ĭj)
n.
1. A place for anchoring.
2. A fee charged for the privilege of anchoring.
3. The act of anchoring or the condition of being at anchor.
4. A means of securing or stabilizing: The central bank was the anchorage of the financial community.
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anchorage

(ˈæŋkərɪdʒ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) the act of anchoring
2. (Nautical Terms) any place where a vessel is anchored
3. (Nautical Terms) a place designated for vessels to anchor
4. (Nautical Terms) a fee imposed for anchoring
5. (Nautical Terms) anything used as an anchor
6. a source of security or strength
7. something that supplies a secure hold for something else

anchorage

(ˈæŋkərɪdʒ)
n
the cell or retreat of an anchorite

Anchorage

(ˈæŋkərɪdʒ)
n
(Placename) the largest city in Alaska, a port in the south, at the head of Cook Inlet. Pop: 270 951 (2003 est)
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an•chor•age

(ˈæŋ kər ɪdʒ)

n.
1. a place for anchoring ships.
2. a charge for occupying such an area.
3. the act of anchoring or the state of being anchored.
4. a means of securing.
5. something providing security.
[1400–50]

An•chor•age

(ˈæŋ kər ɪdʒ)

n.
a seaport in S Alaska. 250,505.
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anchorage

A specified location for anchoring or mooring a vessel in-stream or offshore.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

anchorage

a toll charged for anchoring in a harbor.
See also: Dues and Payment
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anchorage - the condition of being secured to a base; "the plant needs a firm anchorage"; "the mother provides emotional anchorage for the entire family"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.anchorage - a fee for anchoringanchorage - a fee for anchoring      
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
3.anchorage - a city in south central AlaskaAnchorage - a city in south central Alaska; "Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska"
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
4.anchorage - place for vessels to anchoranchorage - place for vessels to anchor    
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
harbor, harbour, seaport, haven - a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
mooring, berth, moorage, slip - a place where a craft can be made fast
roads, roadstead - a partly sheltered anchorage
5.anchorage - the act of anchoringanchorage - the act of anchoring      
arrival - the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"
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anchorage

noun berth, haven, port, harbour, dock, quay, dockage, moorage, harbourage The vessel yesterday reached anchorage off Dubai.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
مَكان الإرْساء، مَلَاذ
kotviště
ankerpladshavn
AnchorageAnkerplatz
horgonyhely
skipalægi
miesto na zakotvenie
demirleme yeri

anchorage

[ˈæŋkərɪdʒ]
A. Nancladero m, fondeadero m
B. CPD anchorage dues NPL anchorage fee Nanclaje m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

anchorage

[ˈæŋkərɪdʒ] nmouillage m, ancrage m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

anchorage

n
(Naut) → Ankerplatz m
(also anchorage dues)Anker- or Liegegebühren pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

anchorage

[ˈæŋkərɪdʒ] nancoraggio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

anchor

(ˈӕŋkə) noun
1. something, usually a heavy piece of metal with points which dig into the sea-bed, used to hold a boat in one position.
2. something that holds someone or something steady.
verb
to hold (a boat etc) steady (with an anchor). They have anchored (the boat) near the shore; He used a stone to anchor his papers.
ˈanchorage (-ridʒ) noun
a place which is safe, or used, for anchoring boats. a sheltered anchorage.
at anchor
(of a ship) anchored. The ship lay at anchor in the bay.
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The main disadvantage of this appliance is mesialization of the premolars and proclination of the incisors due to the reciprocal anchorage (6-8).