For 24 years, he served as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather.
Those pushing the change have a name for Katherine and her cohort: “anchor babies.”
But the re-run, in a world of change and after a day of busy-ness and perhaps upset, is an anchor, a reassurance.
Dylan Ratigan is anchor and co-creator of CNBC's Fast Money.
Its report on what anchor Ginny Simone termed “the unthinkable tragic shooting that shocked the country today” lasted 35 seconds.
Thus they lay, as it were, at anchor in the lee of this extemporised breakwater.
They reached the bay, and descended at the spot where the Leger ought to have been at anchor.
Priscilla, on her knees under the foresail, tugged at the anchor rope.
They had not to wait long, for the anchor was weighed, and the captain rang the gong.
Too late, he saw that the boat lying at anchor was not an accident.
Old English ancor, borrowed 9c. from Latin ancora "anchor," from or cognate with Greek ankyra "anchor, hook" (see ankle). A very early borrowing and said to be the only Latin nautical term used in the Germanic languages. The -ch- form emerged late 16c., a pedantic imitation of a corrupt spelling of the Latin word. The figurative sense of "that which gives stability or security" is from late 14c. Meaning "host or presenter of a TV or radio program" is from 1965, short for anchorman.
c.1200, from anchor (n.). Related: Anchored; anchoring.
From Acts 27:29, 30, 40, it would appear that the Roman vessels carried several anchors, which were attached to the stern as well as to the prow. The Roman anchor, like the modern one, had two teeth or flukes. In Heb. 6:19 the word is used metaphorically for that which supports or keeps one steadfast in the time of trial or of doubt. It is an emblem of hope. "If you fear, Put all your trust in God: that anchor holds."