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Crossword Solver Answers for: ?N?H?R

anchor

anchor
(n.) A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station.
(n.) Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable, or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.
(n.) Fig.: That which gives stability or security; that on which we place dependence for safety.
(n.) An emblem of hope.
(n.) A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together.
(n.) Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.
(n.) One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians, as in species of Synapta.
(n.) An anchoret.
(v. i.) To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream.
(v. i.) To stop; to fix or rest.
(v. t.) To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.
(v. t.) To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.

anther

anther
(n.) That part of the stamen containing the pollen, or fertilizing dust, which, when mature, is emitted for the impregnation of the ovary.