An open coffin, anchoring the end of the exhibit, is a stark contrast to all the glitter and papier-mâché.
anchoring this cast is the well-known actor Makram Khoury, who also appeared in a question-and-answer session after the film.
ABC's Diane Sawyer is anchoring a special on the new material Tuesday night.
And there is no talk of Couric anchoring, except perhaps as an occasional fill-in.
Olbermann did plenty of promotional tweets when he was anchoring.
One thing alone lay in her wild fancy like a great and wonderful fact dragging the dream to earth and anchoring it there.
On her anchoring in the Bay of Good Success, several of the party went on shore.
The manner of bracing the form and of anchoring it down against the up-thrust of the wet concrete is shown by Fig. 102.
Stopping or anchoring at some intermediate port in the course of a voyage.
The reasons for our anchoring and the troops not being landed were known only to the commanders-in-chief.
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."