Anchors are the same as hyperlinks--the underlined words or phrases you click on in World Wide Web documents to jump to another screen or page. The word anchor is used less often than hyperlink, but it does maintain the seafaring theme of navigating and surfing the Net.

In the industrial and industry context, the term "anchors" can have several different meanings depending on the specific industry or application. Here are a few examples:

  • Marine anchors: In the maritime industry, anchors are devices used to keep ships or other floating vessels in place by securing them to the sea floor. These anchors are typically heavy, often made of steel, and come in various shapes and sizes, such as fluke, plow, or claw.

  • Structural anchors: In the construction industry, anchors refer to mechanical devices used to attach or secure one structural element to another. Examples include anchor bolts, which are used to fasten steel structures to concrete foundations, or expansion anchors, which are used to attach fixtures or equipment to walls or ceilings.

  • Advertising anchors: In the marketing and advertising industry, anchors are used as a reference point or starting point for a brand's message or campaign. This could include a tagline or catchphrase that serves as a memorable and recognizable reference point for the brand.

  • News anchors: In the media industry, anchors are the people who deliver the news or host a TV or radio program. They serve as the face and voice of the program, and are responsible for presenting the content in a clear and engaging manner.

Overall, the term "anchors" in the industrial and industry context can refer to a variety of devices or concepts, but generally involves securing or establishing something in place.

See also:
"Anchors" is in the UNSPSC Code "31162100"
Anchors

Ref: 86313/2006-09-13


Other Database Pages Exist for this Phrase:
Anchor (Anchor relates to hyperlinks - the underlined ...)

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