I am dragging my anchor.


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KEELHAUL

A punishment by dragging under keel of ship.

KEELHAULING

A maritime punishment: to punish by dragging under the keel of a ship.

GRAPNEL

A small anchor used for dragging or grappling.

CLUB

To drift in a current with an anchor dragging to provide control. Usually used with the word down, ie. club down

DRAGGING

1. The process of towing a wire or horizontally set bar below the surface, to determine the least depth in an area or to insure that a given area is free from navigational dangers to a certain depth. 2. The process of pulling along the bottom, as in dragging anchor.

DRAGGING (OF ANCHOR)

Moving of an anchor over the sea bottom involuntarily because it is no longer preventing the movement of the vessel

CENTRIFUGAL ACTION

The process of dragging gas or liquids through the central inlet of a revolving turbine and flinging it out at its circumference at increased velocity.

DRAIL

A lead weighted fish-hook and line for dragging below the surface.

BROOMING

A method of finishing uniform concrete surfaces, such as the tops of pavement slabs or floor slabs, by dragging a broom over the surface to produce a grooved texture.

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