weather anchor

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Англо-русский морской словарь. . 1946.

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  • weather anchor — noun The anchor lying to windward • • • Main Entry: ↑weather …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anchor escapement — Anchor escapement. The anchor and escape wheel of a late 19th century clock …   Wikipedia

  • Anchor ice — is described by the World Meteorological Organization as submerged ice attached or anchored to the bottom, irrespective of the nature of its formation. Anchor ice is most commonly observed in fast flowing rivers during periods of extreme cold, at …   Wikipedia

  • Weather-bound — Weath er bound , a. Kept in port or at anchor by storms; delayed by bad weather; as, a weather bound vessel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anchor — For other uses, see Anchor (disambiguation). Ploudalmézeau, anchor of Amoco Cadiz An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the vessel from drifting due to wind or… …   Wikipedia

  • Anchor Line (riverboat company) — The Anchor Line was a steamboat company that operated a fleet of boats on the Mississippi River between St. Louis, Missouri, and New Orleans, Louisiana, between 1859 and 1898, when it went out of business. It was one of the most well known, if… …   Wikipedia

  • Weather buoy — operated by the NOAA National Data Buoy Center Weather buoys are instruments which collect …   Wikipedia

  • anchor bell — a bell rung in foggy weather by a vessel at anchor. * * * …   Universalium

  • anchor bell — a bell rung in foggy weather by a vessel at anchor …   Useful english dictionary

  • weather-bound — adjective Date: 1590 kept in port or at anchor or from travel or sport by bad weather …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sea anchor — A sea anchor, used to stabilize a boat in heavy weather, anchors not to the sea floor but to the water itself, as a kind of brake. Sea anchors are known by a number of names, such as drift anchor, drift sock, para anchor, and boat brakes. These… …   Wikipedia

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