1. (nautical) 
a. la ancla (F) 
2. (fig) 
a. el eje (M) (of team) 
at anchorfondeado(a), anclado(a)
to drop anchorechar el ancla, fondear
to weigh anchorlevar anclas
transitive verb
3. (nautical) 
a. fondear, anclar 
4. (fix securely) 
a. sujetar, anclar 
5. (radio, tv program) 
a. presentar 
intransitive verb
6. (nautical) 
a. fondear, anclar 
anchor [ˈæŋkəʳ]
1 (Náut) ancla (f)
to be or lie or ride at anchor estar al ancla; estar anclado; to cast or drop anchor echar anclas; anchors aweigh! ¡leven anclas!
2 seguridad (f); sostén (m); (person) pilar (m)
transitive verb
1 (Náut) anclar
2 sujetar;to a; afianzar;to en
3 especially (US) (TV) (Rad) presentar
Viewers saw him anchoring a 5-minute summary of regional news ...a series of cassettes on the Vietnam War, anchored by Mr Cronkite
intransitive verb
(Náut) anclar


masculine noun
1. (old-fashioned) (breadth) 
a. width 
El largo de la alfombra es de tres metros, y el anchor de dos metros.The length of the carpet is three meters, and the width is two meters.
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