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Meaning of "drift anchor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DRIFT ANCHOR

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DRIFT ANCHOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Drift anchor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DRIFT ANCHOR

dried-up
driegh
drier
dries
Driesch
driest
drift
drift ice
drift net
drift transistor
drift tube
driftage
drifted
drifter
drifting
driftingly
driftless
driftpin
driftwood
drifty

WORDS THAT END LIKE DRIFT ANCHOR

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

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «drift anchor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DRIFT ANCHOR

Find out the translation of drift anchor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of drift 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 «drift anchor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

锚漂移
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ancla de deriva
570 millions of speakers

English

drift anchor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बहाव लंगर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الانجراف مرساة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дрейф якоря
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

deriva âncora
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ড্রিফ্ট নোঙ্গর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ancre de dérive
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Drift anchor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Treibanker
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドリフトアンカー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

드리프트 앵커
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Drift anchor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trôi neo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சறுக்கல் நங்கூரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रवाहित अँकर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sapma çapası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

deriva di ancoraggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dryf kotwica
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дрейф якоря
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

derivă ancora
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

drift άγκυρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dryf anker
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avdrift ankare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

drivanker
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of drift anchor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DRIFT ANCHOR»

The term «drift anchor» is used very little and occupies the 186.511 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DRIFT ANCHOR» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DRIFT ANCHOR»

Discover the use of drift anchor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to drift anchor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Anchor Management: A Roadmap for Innovative Problem-Solving
Third, consider a drift anchor. This is essentially a funnel-shaped bag, with the wide end attached to the anchor rope. It does not make contact with the bottom at all. Instead, it drags through the water providing resistance. It slows down the ...
H. Evan Woodhead, 2010
2
Rudow's Guide to Fishing the Mid Atlantic
Simply remember to toss the bulk of your chunks up-drift, so they have a moment to sink before they even get to your boat. You may also want to slow your drift by deploying a drift anchor from a spring cleat; in a pinch, a five-gallon bucket will ...
Lenny Rudow, 2012
3
Plan2Nav Unleashed
Cl lick Settings to return to t the Settings d dialog box. 5. Cl lick Done to r return to the chart display. Setting A 1. Ca w dr Anchor Dr arefully ancho. 46 PLAN2N NAV UNLE EASHED Anchor Drift (Anchor Watch) Setting Anchor Drift Radius.
Richard Fairman
4
The Language of Sailing
A drift anchor is any kind of drogue so used. Drift ice means floating masses of broken ice drifting. A drift lead is a hand lead dropped on the bottom to warw of dragging one's anchor. A drift net or drift of nets is a fine-mesh net buoyed on the top ...
Richard Mayne, 2000
5
Knight's American mechanical dictionary
750. DRILL-CLAMP. 751 DRILLING-MACHINE. Tire-drill. Vertical-drill. dogged to the work, or. DRIFT—ANCHOR. DRILL. of Work either in shsl'ts or in following the course of a vein. Sec Aorl'; GALLERY. 6. The course or direction of a tunnel or ...
E.H. Knight
6
Flyfisher's Guide to the New England Coast
The best part of the make-it-yourself anchor is that you can tie it off and make a drift anchor by cutting the water depth in half, and tying a half-hitch on your seat. You'll slow your drift and be able to better work the area you're fishing. You'll also  ...
Tom Keer, 2010
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Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and ...
A sea anchor, also known as a drift anchor or drogue, is a device usually made of fabric, often funnel-shaped.The sea anchor is tethered to the vessel,and as the sea passes through it or is impeded by it, the drift rate of the vessel is slowed.
Michael J. Tougias, Mike Tougias, 2009
8
Women's Evangelical Commentary: New Testament
They lowered the drift-anchor. Unable to know how far the winds had pushed them, they feared they would run aground on the Syrtis, a series of sandbars off the North African coast notorious for causing shipwrecks. They were located ...
Dorothy Kelley Patterson, Rhonda Harrington Kelley, 2011
9
The Acts of the Apostles: The Greek Text with Introduction ...
This served as a drift anchor, being dragged astern on a rope of suitable length so as to offer great resistance every time the ship plunged down from the crest of a wave (cf. latS uas quoddam dimiserunt quod traheret). oxnwc, E<j>EoovTo] ...
Frederick Fyvie Bruce, 1990
10
Comprehensive English-Hindi dictionary:
3T%, R^NH; a horizontal or oblique passage excavated from the earth Wfa <sl * RHI W 3TIfT-f^5T TIM 1 Driftage, that which is drifted iSfll (jf the amount of deviation from the course of a ship ^T5T % "qpf 1 Drift anchor, an anchor for keeping the ...
Bholānātha Tivārī, Amaranātha Kapūra, Viśvaprakāśa Gupta, 1998

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DRIFT ANCHOR»

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COMMENT: On divorce and a Greek dissolution
Greece will, after a period of hiatus, have the chance to grow again but the eurozone will be relieved of an irksome drift anchor and will be a ... «IFR Asia, Jun 15»
2
Control boat speed and stay on the fish with Bass Pro Shops …
The idea of a drift anchor is pretty straight forward. As your boat is pushed across the water by the wind, deploying a drift anchor slows you ... «WalleyeFIRST, May 15»
3
S&P 500 Earnings Are Sputtering Out
... energy sector can't crush stocks the way, say, the tech sector can. But it is a meaningful enough position to act like a drift anchor or a brake. «Investorplace.com, Jan 15»
4
For All the Saints: Paul of the Shipwreck
Because of their fear that they would run aground on the shoal of Syrtis, they lowered the drift anchor and were carried along in this way. «Patheos, Feb 14»
5
Bass Fishing at Stick Marsh
To slow our drift, we deployed a 4-foot plastic drift anchor from the bow. This kept the boat exactly broadside to the wind, allowing equal casting ... «Florida Sportsman Magazine, May 12»

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