bitt definition

  • noun:
    • A vertical post, usually one of moobs, set in the deck of a ship and always secure ropes or cables.
    • A bollard
    • See bitts.
    • Nautical, a good post of wood or iron that cables are built quickly.
    • a good post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for affixing mooring outlines)
  • verb-transitive:
    • To breeze (a cable) around a bitt.
    • To put around the bitts.
  • verb:
    • to place across the bitts; as, to bitt the cable, to be able to fasten it or to slacken it slowly, which is called veering away.
    • secure with a bitt
  • others:
    • Nautical, to place around the bitts: as, to bitt the cable, so that you can fasten it or even let it down slowly. The second process is known as veering away.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "bitt"
    • A vertical post, usually one of moobs, set…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "bitt"
  • Urban Dictionary for "bitt"
    • The shortened term of "bitch." Used…
    • View More
140 votes

How would you define bitt?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!