Definition of sea anchor in English:

sea anchor

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  • An object dragged in the water behind a boat in order to keep its bows pointing into the waves or to lessen leeway.
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    • That warning enabled her to take on extra water ballast, put out sea anchors and batten down for the blow.
    • Ever thought sea anchors are only for when all heck breaks loose?
    • The rest of the crew came on deck, and we began deploying sea anchors.

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