anchor log

anchor log

[′aŋ·kər ‚läg]
(civil engineering)
A log, beam, or concrete block buried in the earth and used to hold a guy rope firmly. Also known as deadman; ground anchor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

anchor log

A timber which serves as a dead man.
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