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Meaning of "drag anchor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DRAG ANCHOR

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DRAG ANCHOR

drag
drag and drop
drag artist
drag coefficient
drag down
drag harrow
drag hunt
drag in
drag king
drag lift
drag link
drag one´s feet
drag out of
drag queen
drag race
drag racer
drag racing
drag sail
drag shoe
drag show

WORDS THAT END LIKE DRAG ANCHOR

anchor
at anchor
cast anchor
crown and anchor
disanchor
drift anchor
egg and anchor
ichor
isochor
parachor
petrichor
ride at anchor
sea anchor
sheet anchor
unanchor
up-anchor
weigh anchor

Synonyms and antonyms of drag anchor in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «drag anchor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DRAG ANCHOR

Find out the translation of drag anchor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of drag anchor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «drag anchor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拖锚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arrastre del ancla
570 millions of speakers

English

drag anchor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खींचें लंगर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جر مرساة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перетащить якорь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

arrastar âncora
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অ্যাঙ্গার টানুন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ancre de draguage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Drag anchor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schleppanker
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドラッグアンカー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

드래그 앵커
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Narik jangkar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kéo neo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இழுக்கவும் நங்கூரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अँकर ड्रॅग करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tarama demiri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

resistenza di ancoraggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Przeciągnij kotwicę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перетягнути якір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trageți ancora
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγκύρας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

drag anker
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dra ankaret
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dra anker
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DRAG ANCHOR»

The term «drag anchor» is used very little and occupies the 185.950 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DRAG ANCHOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about drag anchor

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DRAG ANCHOR»

Discover the use of drag anchor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to drag anchor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Language of Sailing
A drag anchor is a drogue when used as a sea anchor. Drag chains are lengths of chain shackled to weighted drags to act as a brake when a ship has been launched. A drag sheet is a sail laced to a weighted spar to act as a drogue. In the US ...
Richard Mayne, 2000
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Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics: Proceedings ...
A drag anchor is basically a bearing plate inserted into the seafloor soil by dragging with wire rope or chain. Pullout resistance is provided by the bearing resistance of the plate as well as friction along the embedded portion of the mooring line.
D. Contractor, C.S. Desai, S. Harpalani, 2000
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A Method for Predicting Drag Anchor Holding Capacity
The development of a method for the prediction of drag anchor holding capacity in soft cohesive soils is described.
WATT (BRIAN) ASSOCIATES INC HOUSTON TX., 1983
4
Veterinary Immunology: Principles and Practice
Model drag anchor. hypothesis. This example illustrates particularly well new insights from centrifuge modelling, which has achieved testing conditions that would not have been possible in the field, leading to better understanding and ...
Michael J. Day, Ronald D. Schultz, 2010
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Numerical Models in Geomechanics: Proceedings of the Ninth ...
Figure 1 shows a conventional drag anchor and a drag-in plate anchor, both developed by Vryhof Anchors (Vryhof 1999). The main differences are a smaller shank and a much thinner fluke. Drag-in plate anchors are installed in the same ...
G.N. Pande, S. Pietruszczak, 2004
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Fishing Tips & Tricks: More Than 500 Guide-tested Tips for ...
458 Make a River Drag Anchor For small boat fishing in shallow rivers, make a river drag anchor for easier downstream drifting. Use a 3-foot (0.9 m) length of heavy chain, attached to a length of braided rope and a snap link in the other end of ...
C. Boyd Pfeiffer, 2008
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Subsea Engineering Handbook
Safety factors for drag embedded plate anchors are higher because overloading of the anchor normally results in the anchor pulling out, whereas a drag anchor may drag horizontally or dig in deeper, developing constant or higher holding ...
Yong Bai, Qiang Bai, 2012
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The imperial encyclopaedic dictionary: a new and exhaustive ...
drag-anchor. «. Naut. : A f ramo of wood, or of spars clothed with □ails, attached to a hawser, and thrown overboard to drag in the water and diminish the lee-way of a vessel when drifting, or to keep the head of a ship to the wind ...
Robert Hunter, 1901
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Special Edition Using Macromedia Studio MX 2004
Click and drag anchor points to move them, as shown in Figure 3.20. You can also select an anchor point and use the arrow keys to nudge it. Figure 3.20 Click and drag a control handle to alter the shape of a curve. You can also add anchor  ...
Michael Hurwicz, 2004
10
Naval Shiphandler's Guide
If the weather is severe enough to consider steaming in place, then a full watch should be set, capable of getting the ship under way should the anchor drag. Anchor as a Shiphandling Aid Whenever under way in restricted waters, the anchor ...
James Alden Barber, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DRAG ANCHOR»

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Mock oil spill operation carried out in River Neath
... was lying at anchor off Aberavon Beach on Monday evening, but as the weather deteriorated, it starts to drag anchor towards Crymlyn Sands, ... «South Wales Evening Post, May 15»
2
Labour has failed but it's the low-paid and hard-pressed who will suffer
At the hustings for the next leader, each candidate should pledge to step down if they, too, become a drag anchor, not an asset. Every time ... «The Guardian, May 15»
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Dana Durnford's Post-Fukushima Odyssey: Documenting Ecocide …
so stressful at night time, just trying to come to a stop and have a meal and get some sleep and not drag anchor all night wrong, and have the ... «CounterCurrents.org, Apr 15»
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Husky Energy cuts 1000 jobs as production begins at Sunrise …
Drag Anchor Published by Sotra Marine Produkter Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > White Papers · Chiller for Liquids FKS-KWS Published by ... «Energy Business Review, Mar 15»
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Getting Prepared for Life Above Zero
At the end of the day, U.S. monetary policy will be a drag anchor over golds head. As a trader, I would sell any strength in the price action. «Fox Business, Mar 15»
6
High winds cause refloated ship Lysblink Seaways to drag anchor
High winds have caused a refloated cargo ship to drag anchor as a salvage operation continues. The Lysblink Seaways is currently at anchor ... «stv.tv, Feb 15»
7
Picton firm N-Viro supplies parts for floating superstructure
N-Viro co-director Mike Baker said the screw anchors had greater holding power than traditional concrete block or drag anchor systems. «Marlborough Express, Jan 15»
8
Cargo ship: Tug crashes into stricken Hoegh Osaka
High winds of up to 83mph on Friday night caused the vessel to drag anchor for approximately 100 metres. Salvage company Svitzer described ... «BBC News, Jan 15»
9
Man stranded on sailboat off Catalina Island guided to safety by …
The man called 911 about 2:35 a.m. to report that stormy conditions, high winds and significant swells caused his boat to drag anchor and go ... «MyNewsLA.com, Dec 14»
10
Without Libby Davies, what course will the NDP chart?
It is a safe forecast that without Libby Davies, Parliament and the NDP will list to starboard and tend to drag anchor when the winds blow. «rabble.ca, Dec 14»

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