Business / Internet Marketing / Anchor: A word, phrase or graphic image, in hypertext, it is the object that is highlighted, underlined or 'clickable' which links to another site.

Other Words for Anchor

Anchor Noun Synonyms: mooring
Anchor Verb Synonyms: attach, affix, secure, moor, fix, fasten, pin, rivet, glue

Anchor Text

Business / Internet Marketing / Anchor Text: Anchor text refers to the visible clickable text for a hyperlink. For example: < a href='' >This is the anchor text< /a >The text usually gives visitors or search engines impor MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Anchorhold: In medieval times, an enclosure in the wall of a church where an anchorite or anchoress would be sealed up alive as a gesture of faith. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Anchoress: A female anchorite. These women were eremites or hermits in the medieval period who would request permission from the local pastor to be walled up alive in a small cell attached to the side of the chu MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Anchorite: An eremite or hermit in the medieval period who requests permission from the local pastor to be sealed up in a small cell attached to the side of the church, where the anchorite would live out the res MORE

Anchor Man

Entertainment / Bowling / Anchor Man: The last bowler to roll for a team; usually the team's best bowler. Sometimes used in a derogatory fashion to mean a player that holds you down and prevents you from moving ahead. It originally comes MORE

Terminal Anchor

Science / Marine Biology / Terminal Anchor: In hydraulically burrowing organisms: any device used to anchor the leading portion of the burrower, permitting muscular contraction to drag the rest of the body into the sediment MORE