jetty

Definitions:

  • A projecting part of a building, especially a part that projects so as to overhang the wall below, as the upper story of a timber house, a bay-window, etc. See extract under <em>jetty</em>, <em>intransitive verb</em>
  • A projection of stone, brick, wood, or other material (but generally formed of piles), affording a convenient place for landing from and discharging vessels or boats, or serving as a protection against the encroachment or assault of the waves; also, a pier of stone or other material projecting from the bank of a stream obliquely to its course, for the purpose of directing the current upon an obstruction to be removed, as a bed of sand or gravel, or to deflect it from a bank which it tends to undermine.
  • Made of jet.
  • Black as jet.
  • To jut; project.
  • To make a jetty.
  • Jetting, or jutting out; swelling.
  • A part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall below.
  • A wharf or pier extending from the shore.
  • A structure of wood or stone extended into the sea to influence the current or tide, or to protect a harbor; a mole.
  • a projecting part at the end of a wharf; the front of a wharf whose side forms one of the cheeks of a dock.
  • Made of jet, or like jet in color.
  • To jut out; to project.
  • A structure of wood or stone extended into the sea to influence the current or tide, or to protect a harbor or beach.
  • A <xref>wharf</xref> or <xref>dock</xref> extending from the shore.
  • A part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall below.
  • To jut out; to <xref>project</xref>.
  • Made of <xref>jet</xref>, or like jet in color.
  • a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
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