- an abutment.
- the locking in of a tooth filling by means of an undercut.
Definition for anchorage (2 of 2)
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Those were the last words Charlo Greene said as a reporter for KTVA TV in Anchorage, Alaska.Bent iPhones, Daily Show vs. Redskins, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When: July 18-19 Getting there: There are daily flights to Cordova from both Anchorage and Seattle (via Juneau).
But in many ways, the route from Anchorage to Nome was almost the easy part.
You see that play out in places like Anchorage, the rape capital of the United States, where Native women are targeted in bars.
Soon Shawn will make another trip to Anchorage, a place he described to Karen as "overrated," she says.
The anchorage proved rolly, there being no protection whatever, and I had rather an uncomfortable night.The Last Voyage|Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
The cutter had disappeared, and we did not see her again until we came to our anchorage in China Straits.Two Years Among the Savages of New Guinea.|W. D. Pitcairn
After having thus showed her teeth and made a great noise the frigate returned to her anchorage, and all was quiet.Peter Parley's Own Story|Samuel G. Goodrich
An open bay, without shelter; and a ground that is no ground for an anchorage.
During the past year the swinging basin has been dredged, which considerably increases the anchorage accommodation at this port.Report on the Department of Ports and Harbours for the Year 1890-1891|Department of Ports and Harbours
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Word Origin and History for anchorage
mid-14c., "toll or charge for anchoring" (see anchor (v.) + -age. Meaning "act of dropping anchor, being at anchor" is from 1610s; that of "place suitable for anchoring" is from 1706. The Alaska city of Anchorage was founded 1914.
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Culture definitions for anchorage
City in south-central Alaska; largest city in the state.