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Meaning of "egg and anchor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EGG AND ANCHOR

egg and anchor  [eɡ ənd ˈæŋkə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EGG AND ANCHOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Egg and 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 RHYME WITH EGG AND ANCHOR


anchor
ˈæŋkə
anker
ˈæŋkə
Bangka
ˈbæŋkə
Banka
ˈbæŋkə
banker
ˈbæŋkə
barranca
bəˈræŋkə
canker
ˈkæŋkə
Casablanca
ˌkæsəˈblæŋkə
disanchor
dɪsˈæŋkə
flanker
ˈflæŋkə
janker
ˈdʒæŋkə
rancour
ˈræŋkə
ranker
ˈræŋkə
spanker
ˈspæŋkə
stratotanker
ˈstrætəʊˌtæŋkə
supertanker
ˈsuːpəˌtæŋkə
tanker
ˈtæŋkə
thangka
ˈθæŋkə
unanchor
ʌnˈæŋkə
wanker
ˈwæŋkə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EGG AND ANCHOR

egg
egg and dart
egg and tongue
egg cell
egg cup
egg custard
egg flip
egg roll
egg sandwich
egg slice
egg spoon
egg timer
egg tooth
egg white
egg yolk
egg-and-spoon race
egg-binding
egg-bound
egg-shaped
egg-slicer

WORDS THAT END LIKE EGG AND ANCHOR

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

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «egg and anchor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EGG AND ANCHOR

Find out the translation of egg and anchor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

鸡蛋和锚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

huevo y ancla
570 millions of speakers

English

egg and anchor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंडा और लंगर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البيض و مرساة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

яйцо и якорь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ovo e âncora
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডিম এবং নোঙ্গর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

œuf et ancre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Telur dan sauh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ei und Anker
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

卵とアンカー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

계란과 앵커
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Endhog lan jangkar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trứng và neo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முட்டை மற்றும் நங்கூரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंडी आणि अँकर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yumurta ve çapa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uovo e ancoraggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jajko i kotwica
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

яйце і якір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ou și ancora
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυγό και άγκυρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eier en anker
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ägg och ankare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

egg og anker
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of egg and anchor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EGG AND ANCHOR»

The term «egg and anchor» is normally little used and occupies the 126.855 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EGG AND ANCHOR» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EGG AND ANCHOR»

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1
The Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and ...
EGG AND ANCHOR, n. Egg and dart, EgR nnd Anchor. egg and tongue. In arch., an egg- shaped ornament alternating with a dart-like ornament used to enrich the ovolo. It is also called the echinus ornament. [See Echinus.] EGG'BIRD, n.
John Ogilvie, 1859
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The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design
(2) In furniture, an orna- mental motif called the EGG AND DART, egg and tongue , or egg and anchor that is carved on the ovolo molding offurniture. eclecticism The borrowing and combining of art forms and motifs from multiple past periods ...
Mark Hinchman, 2014
3
A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Also called, depending on the shape of the 'dart', egg-and-anchor, egg-and- tongue, or nnt-and-hnsk. egg-and-dart Eginhard (fl. 6.800520). German abbot and architect. He has been credited with the famous plan of the *monastery of St Gall in ...
‎2006
4
Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture
... egg and dart, echinus, egg and anchor, egg and arrow, egg and tongue An egg-shaped ornament alternating with a dart-like ornament, used to enrich ovolo and echinus moldings and also on bands. In the egg-and-anehor, egg-and-arrow , ...
Cyril M. Harris, 2013
5
Looking at European Frames: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and ...
Egg and anchor (see egg and dart) Egg and dart An ornament of classical origin consisting of alternating oval and pointed elements, used to enrich a convex molding of about a quarter round. Empire frame The Empire style, named for the  ...
D. Gene Karraker, 2009
6
Architect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary
... vapour in circumstances when the size of pores in building construction is smaller than the average distance between adjacent water molecules. effusive rock see volcanic rock. egg and dart, egg and anchor, egg and arrow, egg and tongue, ...
Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi, 2012
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Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
effusion the passage of water vapour in circumstances when the size of pores in building construction is smaller than the average distance between adjacent water molecules. effusive rock see volcanic rock. egg and anchor see egg and dart.
Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi, 2008
8
A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the ...
... as well as in the bed-moulding of Ionic and Corinthian cornices. It is usually accompanied by representations of an egg; and thence popularly called “the egg and anchor.” ARCHIA. Low Lat. Arches. “Unam de arc/iiis pontis Pontisarae," &c.
John Britton, 1838
9
Edinburgh Review, Or Critical Journal
... accident: indeed the great body of critics who agree in Mr. Ruskin's mode of viewing this so-called ' ornament,' do not seem to have made up their minds as to what it is like ; some call it ' egg and dart ;' others 'egg and anchor ;' others ' egg ...
10
The Edinburgh Review
... accident: indeed the great body of critics who agree in Mr. Ruskin's mode of viewing this so-called ' ornament,' do not seem to have made up their minds as to what it is like ; some call it ' egg and dart ;' others ' egg and anchor ;' others ' egg ...
Sydney Smith, 1851

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