anchor tower

anchor tower

[′aŋ·kər ‚tau̇·ər]
(civil engineering)
A tower which is a part of a crane staging or stiffleg derrick and serves as an anchor.
A tower that supports and anchors an overhead transmission line.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I think we're going to get a similar 21st-century company to anchor Tower 2 for us."
Computational results of the electric field in the live-line-working zone (over the end of the cross-arm of the 400 kV anchor tower shown in Figure 12(a)) has been presented in this section.
The supporting waterside work also is nearing completion, including installation of steel anchor towers and concrete-filled sockets.