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bight definition

  • noun:
    • A loop in a rope.
    • the center or slack section of a long line.
    • A bend or curve, especially in a shoreline.
    • A wide bay created by such a bend or bend.
    • a large part, flex, or perspective; a hollow; because, the bight of a horse's leg; the bight of an elbow.
    • An area of ocean lying between two promontories; larger than a bay, broader than a gulf
    • A curve in a rope
    • a large part, fold, or direction; a hollow.
    • A bend in a-coast forming an open bay.
    • The double element of a rope when folded, in difference from the ends; which, a round, bend, or coil excluding the ends; a loop.
    • . A bend or bending; an angle, especially in an income human anatomy, since the shoulder, or even the inward flex of a horse's chambrel, or even the fold of the fore knees.
    • 2. A loop of a rope, in distinction from finishes; any bent part or change of a rope between the ends.
    • . A narrow bay or recess in a sea-coast between comparatively distant headlands; a lengthy and progressive bend of a coast-line: made use of especially in the names Bight of Benin and of Biafra in Africa, and Great Australian Bight (on south coastline).
    • . A similar fold in the coast of a river or a bay, or recess in a mountain; a bay-like indentation.
    • an extensive bay created by an indentation inside shoreline
    • a loop in a rope
    • the middle element of a slack rope (as distinguished from the finishes)
    • a bend or curve (especially in a coastline)
    • A loop in a rope.
    • The middle or slack element of a long line.
    • A bend or bend, especially in a shoreline.
    • a broad bay formed by such a bend or bend.
    • a large part, flex, or position; a hollow; as, the bight of a horse's leg; the bight of an elbow.
    • a location of sea lying between two promontories; bigger than a bay, larger than a gulf
    • A curve in a rope
    • A corner, flex, or direction; a hollow.
    • A bend in a coast creating an open bay.
    • The double section of a rope when folded, in distinction from finishes; which, a round, fold, or coil excluding the finishes; a loop.
    • . A bend or bending; an angle, especially in a full time income human body, as of the shoulder, and/or inward fold of a horse's chambrel, or the flex of the fore legs.
    • 2. A loop of a rope, in difference through the finishes; any bent part or change of a rope between your ends.
    • . A narrow bay or recess in a sea-coast between relatively remote headlands; a long and gradual fold of a coast-line: used especially in the brands Bight of Benin and of Biafra in Africa, as well as the Great Australian Bight (on south shore).
    • . The same fold in coast of a river or a bay, or recess in a mountain; a bay-like indentation.
    • an extensive bay formed by an indentation within the shoreline
    • a loop in a rope
    • the middle element of a slack rope (as distinguished from the ends)
    • a bend or curve (especially in a coastline)
  • others:
    • To fold or increase so as to make one or more bights.
    • To fold or increase in order to make several bights.
  • verb:
    • fasten with a bight
    • fasten with a bight
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