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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in sense 2).
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (nautical)
a. anchorage
Necesitaremos un ancla más pesado para el anclaje de este barco.We'll need a heavier anchor for this ship's anchorage.
b. anchoring
El anclaje del barco debe realizarlo una persona fuerte y preparada para ello.The anchoring of the ship must be performed by a strong person who is trained for it.
2. (elements for fixing)
a. moorings (plural)
Los trabajadores del astillero comprobaron los anclajes del barco.The shipyard workers checked the ship's moorings.
3. (fee)
a. anchorage dues
El dinero que teníamos no bastó para pagar el anclaje y tuvimos que encontrar otro lugar donde atracar el barco.We didn't have enough money to pay the anchorage dues and had to find another place to dock the ship.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. anchoring
2. (technology)
los anclajes de una grúathe moorings of a crane
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1 (Náutica) (acción) anchoring; anchorage; (fondeadero) anchorage; (tributo) mooring charge
2 (Automóviles) catch; clamp of a seat belt; (of a seat belt)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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