- 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 unduly weight to the initial answer, such as adjusting the initial estimate of "20%" to "30%" when "90%" would be more appropriate.
- (psychology): focalism