What does anchorage mean?

Definitions for anchorage
ˈæŋ kər ɪdʒan·chor·age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anchoragenoun

    the condition of being secured to a base

    "the plant needs a firm anchorage"; "the mother provides emotional anchorage for the entire family"

  2. anchoragenoun

    a fee for anchoring

  3. Anchoragenoun

    a city in south central Alaska

    "Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska"

  4. anchorage, anchorage groundnoun

    place for vessels to anchor

  5. anchoragenoun

    the act of anchoring

Wiktionary

  1. anchoragenoun

    A harbor, river, or offshore area that can accommodate a ship at anchor, either for quarantine, queuing, or discharge..

    Etymology: From anchorage

  2. anchoragenoun

    A fee charged for anchoring.

    Etymology: From anchorage

  3. anchoragenoun

    That into which something is anchored or fastened.

    Etymology: From anchorage

  4. anchoragenoun

    The surgical fixation of prolapsed organs.

    Etymology: From anchorage

  5. Anchoragenoun

    a large coastal city in Alaska

    Etymology: From anchorage

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anchoragenoun

    the act of anchoring, or the condition of lying at anchor

  2. Anchoragenoun

    a place suitable for anchoring or where ships anchor; a hold for an anchor

  3. Anchoragenoun

    the set of anchors belonging to a ship

  4. Anchoragenoun

    something which holds like an anchor; a hold; as, the anchorages of the Brooklyn Bridge

  5. Anchoragenoun

    something on which one may depend for security; ground of trust

  6. Anchoragenoun

    a toll for anchoring; anchorage duties

  7. Anchoragenoun

    abode of an anchoret

Freebase

  1. Anchorage

    Anchorage is a unified home rule municipality in the southcentral part of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is the northernmost city in the United States with more than 100,000 residents and the largest community in North America north of the 60th parallel. With 291,826 residents in 2010, it is Alaska's most populous city and constitutes more than 40 percent of the state's total population; among the 50 states, only New York has a higher percentage of residents who live in the state's most populous city. Anchorage has been named All-America City four times, in 1956, 1965, 1984/1985 and 2002, by the National Civic League. It has also been named by Kiplinger as the most tax friendly city in the United States.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. anchorage

    A specified location for anchoring or mooring a vessel in-stream or offshore.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. anchorage

    Ground which is suitable, and neither too deep, shallow, or exposed for ships to ride in safety upon; also the set of anchors belonging to a ship; also a royal duty levied from vessels coming to a port or roadstead for the use of its advantages. It is generally marked on the charts by an anchor, and described according to its attributes of good, snug, open, or exposed.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anchorage in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anchorage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of anchorage in a Sentence

  1. Aliy Zirkle:

    When you get 500 miles from nowhere, you stop. You get off, look at your dogs and they are wagging their tails at you and you think I just made it from Anchorage to the Bering Sea – just me.

  2. Jarred Evans:

    Jarred Evans holed up in Jarred Evans home for a week and a half until Jarred Evans received the news that the U.S. Embassy was evacuating its diplomats and their families and other U.S. citizens. Jarred Evans was notified that a chartered flight would carry some of the 1,000 or so Americans in Wuhan back to the United States the next day. An acquaintance who drove Jarred Evans to the airport and U.S. officials notified Chinese authorities of the license plate number so that the car was allowed to drive on the streets. On the plane chartered by the U.S. to take the evacuees home were two men in full hazardous material suits who warned them about the seriousness of the outbreak. Nobody appeared sick but all of passengers decided to wear masks throughout the flight, Jarred Evans said. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The plane flew to Anchorage, where the passengers had health screenings, and they cheered and applauded when the jet landed at the California base. Jarred Evans said the muted social experience on the base has been strange Im a very hands-on person.

  3. Gavin Hayes:

    The most striking thing about this event was that it was so close to Anchorage, that's why it has caused the damage that we're seeing.

  4. Zaramie Lindseth:

    It's a bragging right, anchorage is a top airport when it comes to snow and ice control.

  5. Bruce Schulte:

    They told 51 percent of the Anchorage voters who passed this that their time and energy has been wasted because 11 members of the Assembly know better, That's not good governance.

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