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anchor

Anchor is a 6 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter R for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
(n.) A 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 fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station.
(n.) Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.
(n.) Fig.: That which gives stability or security; that on which we place dependence for safety.
(n.) An emblem of hope.
(n.) A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together.

Syllable Information

The word anchor is a 6 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for anchor is: an-chor


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