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 for Anchor ice
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ice \Ice\ ([imac]s), n. [OE. is, iis, AS. [imac]s; aksin to D.
     ijs, G. eis, OHG. [imac]s, Icel. [imac]ss, Sw. is, Dan. iis,
     and perh. to E. iron.]
     1. Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state
        by cold; frozen water. It is a white or transparent
        colorless substance, crystalline, brittle, and viscoidal.
        Its specific gravity (0.92, that of water at 4[deg] C.
        being 1.0) being less than that of water, ice floats.
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     Note: Water freezes at 32[deg] F. or 0[deg] Cent., and ice
           melts at the same temperature. Ice owes its cooling
           properties to the large amount of heat required to melt
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     2. Concreted sugar. --Johnson.
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     3. Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and
        artificially frozen.
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     4. Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor
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     Anchor ice, ice which sometimes forms about stones and
        other objects at the bottom of running or other water, and
        is thus attached or anchored to the ground.
     Bay ice, ice formed in bays, fiords, etc., often in
        extensive fields which drift out to sea.
     Ground ice, anchor ice.
     Ice age (Geol.), the glacial epoch or period. See under
     Ice anchor (Naut.), a grapnel for mooring a vessel to a
        field of ice. --Kane.
     Ice blink [Dan. iisblink], a streak of whiteness of the
        horizon, caused by the reflection of light from ice not
        yet in sight.
     Ice boat.
        (a) A boat fitted with skates or runners, and propelled on
            ice by sails; an ice yacht.
        (b) A strong steamboat for breaking a channel through ice.
     Ice box or Ice chest, a box for holding ice; a box in
        which things are kept cool by means of ice; a
     Ice brook, a brook or stream as cold as ice. [Poetic]
     Ice cream [for iced cream], cream, milk, or custard,
        sweetened, flavored, and frozen.
     Ice field, an extensive sheet of ice.
     Ice float, Ice floe, a sheet of floating ice similar to
        an ice field, but smaller.
     Ice foot, shore ice in Arctic regions; an ice belt. --Kane.
     Ice house, a close-covered pit or building for storing ice.
     Ice machine (Physics), a machine for making ice
        artificially, as by the production of a low temperature
        through the sudden expansion of a gas or vapor, or the
        rapid evaporation of a volatile liquid.
     Ice master. See Ice pilot (below).
     Ice pack, an irregular mass of broken and drifting ice.
     Ice paper, a transparent film of gelatin for copying or
        reproducing; papier glac['e].
     Ice+petrel+(Zool.),+a+shearwater+({Puffinus+gelidus">Ice petrel (Zool.), a shearwater ({Puffinus gelidus) of
        the Antarctic seas, abundant among floating ice.
     Ice pick, a sharp instrument for breaking ice into small
     Ice pilot, a pilot who has charge of a vessel where the
        course is obstructed by ice, as in polar seas; -- called
        also ice master.
     Ice pitcher, a pitcher adapted for ice water.
     Ice plow, a large tool for grooving and cutting ice.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anchor \An"chor\ ([a^][ng]"k[~e]r), n. [OE. anker, AS. ancor,
     oncer, L. ancora, sometimes spelt anchora, fr. Gr. 'a`gkyra,
     akin to E. angle: cf. F. ancre. See Angle, n.]
     1. 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.
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     Note: The common anchor consists of a straight bar called a
           shank, having at one end a transverse bar called a
           stock, above which is a ring for the cable, and at the
           other end the crown, from which branch out two or more
           arms with flukes, forming with the shank a suitable
           angle to enter the ground.
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     Note: Formerly the largest and strongest anchor was the sheet
           anchor (hence, Fig., best hope or last refuge), called
           also waist anchor. Now the bower and the sheet anchor
           are usually alike. Then came the best bower and the
           small bower (so called from being carried on the bows).
           The stream anchor is one fourth the weight of the bower
           anchor. Kedges or kedge anchors are light anchors used
           in warping.
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     2. 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.
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     3. Fig.: That which gives stability or security; that on
        which we place dependence for safety.
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              Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul. --Heb.
                                                    vi. 19.
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     4. (Her.) An emblem of hope.
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     5. (Arch.)
        (a) A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building
        (b) 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)
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     6. (Zool.) One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain
        sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain
        Holothurians, as in species of Synapta.
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     6. (Television) an achorman, anchorwoman, or
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     Anchor ice. See under Ice. 
     Anchor light See the vocabulary.
     Anchor ring. (Math.) Same as Annulus, 2 (b).
     Anchor shot See the vocabulary.
     Anchor space See the vocabulary.
     Anchor stock (Naut.), the crossbar at the top of the shank
        at right angles to the arms.
     Anchor watch See the vocabulary.
     The anchor comes home, when it drags over the bottom as the
        ship drifts.
     Foul anchor, the anchor when it hooks, or is entangled
        with, another anchor, or with a cable or wreck, or when
        the slack cable is entangled.
     The anchor is acockbill, when it is suspended
        perpendicularly from the cathead, ready to be let go.
     The anchor is apeak, when the cable is drawn in so tight as
        to bring the ship directly over it.
     The anchor is atrip, or aweigh, when it is lifted out of
        the ground.
     The anchor is awash, when it is hove up to the surface of
        the water.
     At anchor, anchored.
     To back an anchor, to increase the holding power by laying
        down a small anchor ahead of that by which the ship rides,
        with the cable fastened to the crown of the latter to
        prevent its coming home.
     To cast anchor, to drop or let go an anchor to keep a ship
        at rest.
     To cat the anchor, to hoist the anchor to the cathead and
        pass the ring-stopper.
     To fish the anchor, to hoist the flukes to their resting
        place (called the bill-boards), and pass the shank
     To weigh anchor, to heave or raise the anchor so as to sail
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