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Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Heraldic charges, Sailing ship components, Nautical terms, Ship anchors
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anchor  ground tackle  Anchor symbol  anchors  Boat anchor
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A mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving WordNet 3.0
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A mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, used to secure a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the craft from drifting due to wind or current. Wikipedia
Mooring device Wikidata
An object, usually a heavy piece of metal with points which dig into the sea-bed, used to hold a boat in one position. OmegaWiki
Any instrument serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, such as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a device to hold the end of a bridge cable etc.; or a device used in metalworking to hold the core of a mould in place. Wiktionary
Equipment, such as anchors, cables, or windlasses, for mooring a vessel away from a pier or other fixed moorings. Wiktionary