Meaning of ANCHOR in English
(~s, ~ing, ~ed)
An ~ is a heavy hooked object that is dropped from a boat into the water at the end of a chain in order to make the boat stay in one place.
When a boat ~s or when you ~ it, its ~ is dropped into the water in order to make it stay in one place.
We could ~ off the pier...
They ~ed the boat.
VERB: V, V n
If you ~ an object somewhere, you fix it to something to prevent it moving from that place.
The roots ~ the plant in the earth...
The child seat belt was not properly ~ed to the car.
VERB: V n prep, V-ed
The person who ~s a television or radio programme, especially a news programme, is the person who presents it and acts as a link between interviews and reports which come from other places or studios. (mainly AM)
Viewers saw him ~ing a five-minute summary of regional news.
...a series of cassettes on the Vietnam War, ~ed by Mr. Cronkite.
VERB: V n, V-ed
The ~ on a television or radio programme, especially a news programme, is the person who presents it. (mainly AM)
He worked in the news division of ABC–he was the ~ of its 15-minute evening newscast.
If a boat is at ~, it is floating in a particular place and is prevented from moving by its ~.
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012