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anchor

(ang'ker),
Any device that fixes the position of an object with respect to its surroundings.
[M.E. anker, fr. O.E. ancor, fr. L. ancora, fr. G. ankyra]

anchor

A clinical trial term of art for a planned activity, often marking the transition between epochs (stages) or elements of a clinical study plan—e.g., FP/FV (first patient/first visit).

anchor

(ang′kŏr) [L. ancora, anchora, fr Gr. ankyra, anchor]
1. Any structure that provides stability for a prosthetic dental appliance, e.g., a crown, bridge, or denture. The anchor may be a metal implant, a natural tooth, or part of a fixed bridge.
2. In emergency medicine, to tie or attach a rope or sling so it will not move and can support the weight of the rescuers, basket, and patient.
3. A tree, rock, door casing, or other strong stable device that will not move when a rescuer and patient's weight are attached to it.
4. In cell biology, a scaffold within the cell or its membranes, on which enzymes or other important molecules are suspended.
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Making any major changes to the agreement, such as dropping the city authority over anchor tenants, would be a City Council decision.
This attention shift quickly transformed non-traditional establishments into a new type of anchor tenant. From there, large bookstores, like Barnes & Noble and Borders, movie theaters and other entertainment-themed tenants became anchor-worthy.
This means that the maximum rent (in present value terms) our anchor tenant would be willing to pay and still find locating at the shopping center a worthwhile endeavor is
We are to find anchor still not commitment Coun Richard Wearmouth, chairman of Advance Northumberland, said: "We are of course disappointed to find our anchor tenant has still not given a commitment to proceed.
"Unless we receive confirmation from the anchor tenant in the next few days, we will have no choice but to progress discussions with other interested parties.
The Negative Rating Outlooks on classes E, F and G reflect potential rating downgrades due to the high retail concentration (60.4%): two regional malls represent 30.7%, both of which are considered FLOCs due to concerns with anchor tenants or significant upcoming rollover in 2019.
At the time, the anchor tenant Nakumatt Holdings took tenancy of the building in 2003.
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National retailer Trader Joe's will serve as the project's sole grocery anchor tenant.
On securing Carrefour as the anchor tenant, Krey said: "It's critical.