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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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In its report to the apex court, the JIT declared baseless all of the 18 allegations levelled by the anchorperson.
Pakistan Broadcaster Association Chairman Mian Amir Mehmood, Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) President Zia Shahid besides anchorpersons and journalists including I A Rehman, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami, Arif Nizami, Kamran Khan, Naseem Zahra, Arif Hameed Bhatti, Ghulam Hussain, Kashif Abbasi, Aftab Iqbal, Sohail Warraich, Mazhar Abbas, Hamid Mir, Asma Shirazi, Saleem Bukhari, Fahad Hussain and Mansoor Ali Khan apprised the bench about their views on Dr Shahid Masood's issue and the future course of action.
But with the passage of time as the world become an emerging economy then the meanings of being an anchorperson or a journalist have changed and are not the same.
For the story with anchorperson, the story beginning boundary (SBB) is gotten by using penalty distance to judge the anchorperson by video feature.
Explaining how he reached his conclusions about the murder convict, the anchorperson had said that the manner in which Zainab was raped and murdered and the torture marks that were observed on the child's body were "identical" to incidents of violent child pornography, which he claimed are broadcast on the "dark web".
In his reply, Dr Masood stated that he was emotional and upset over the murder of Zainab since he was also a father besides being an anchorperson.
Whatever the inquiry committee has concluded, I do not contest and refute the same," the senior anchorperson added.
Following this, the anchorperson verbally apologized twice, but the court refused to accept his apologies.
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court (SC) rejected the appeal of Anchorperson Dr.
The anchorperson had claimed during a late night show that Zainab's suspected rapist and murderer was a member of a pornography gang, which also includes a Punjab minister.
The anchorperson promptly introduces the guest, "We have on the telephone line with us, Janab Mohammad YousufZaiPathanDaraShikohurfAnjumShahzada sahib who is an expert on the subject" or represents a particular political party.
Businesswoman Guler Sabanci, anchorperson Burcu Esmersoy, designer Zeynep Fadillioglu, journalist and author Ipek Calislar, actresses Songul Oden and Lale Mansur were the famous Turkish women the newspaper interviewed with.