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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The base anchor setup is influenced by the knowledge and equipment used in highline and slackline systems.
To moor an energy system, the first part of the device, the female, is attached to a steel or concrete gravity base anchor on the seabed.
A solid Granitan polymer concrete base anchors the machine for maximum precision, performance and stability.
Work scheduled for fields 1, 4 and 6 includes installing new infield mix and base anchors, stabilizing home plate, rebuilding the pitcher's mounds and other landscaping.
And they're emboldened by the Eugene market, with a relatively steady employment base anchored by the University of Oregon, a growing population and lower prices than Portland or Seattle.
Home to the largest concentration of military personnel outside the Pentagon, southeastern Virginia has a solid economic base anchored by a range of employers including Naval Air Station Oceana, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek and Sentara Healthcare.
The ratings agencies have noted on several occasions that Worcester's stable employment base anchored by higher education and health care institutions has contributed to its bond upgrades in recent years.
Other factors contributing to the rating include the city's role as a regional economic centre with an employment base anchored by higher education, very strong available fund balance at the end of fiscal 2009, moderate debt and low to adequate effective buying income.
Building from the platform of a solid defensive base anchored by Ian Goodison, Tranmere permitted the visitors precious little opportunity going forward and seized the initiative with well-struck goals from front men Ian Thomas-Moore on 28 minutes and Marvin Sordell on 35.
A two-story stone base anchors the red brick and metal panel facade with large corner windows.
In the same way the landscape exists as a device for visual beauty and privacy, the buildings themselves are intended to stand as clearly articulated pieces of structure; with a heavy base anchored to the site and openings that allow breezes from alternating approaches depending on the conditions and a roof that provides protection.
A concrete and reinforced three-bar base anchors the portable tower; a 25-foot pole extends from the base.