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- The act or means by which something is anchored or made firm.
- 2012, Professor Christian Hermansen Cordua, Manifestoes and Transformations in the Early Modernist City, page 161:
- Stripped of its temporal anchorings, what remains of Geddes's thinking was its inactual or anachronic idealism, which often isolated him from his contemporaries […]
- (psychology) The tendency of people to place subsequently refined answers to a given question close to the initially estimated answer, giving undue weight to the initial answer, such as adjusting an initial estimate of 20% to 30% when 90% would be more appropriate.
- Synonym: focalism