base anchor

base anchor

[′bās ‚aŋ·kər]
(building construction)
The metal piece attached to the base of a doorframe for the purpose of securing the frame to the floor.

base anchor

The metal piece attached to the base of a doorframe for the purpose of securing the frame to the floor; either fixed or adjustable.
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A two-story stone base anchors the red brick and metal panel facade with large corner windows.
A concrete and reinforced three-bar base anchors the portable tower; a 25-foot pole extends from the base.
A red sandstone base anchors the building to the ground.
The table's L-shaped base anchors to the peninsula cooktop and runs down to bolt onto the floor joists.
Eglin Air Force Base anchors the local economy and provides general stability to the area.
Studebaker has also invented designs and method patenting base anchors for baseball diamonds and finger protectors.