What does floating anchor mean?

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float·ing an·chor

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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. floating anchor

    A simple machine consisting of a fourfold canvas, stretched by two cross-bars of iron, rivetted in the centre, and swifted at the ends. It is made to hang perpendicularly at some distance below the surface, where it presents great resistance to being dragged through the water, diminishing a ship's leeward drift in a gale where there is no anchorage.

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  1. Alex
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How to say floating anchor in sign language?

  1. floatinganchor


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of floating anchor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of floating anchor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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