jetty definition

  • noun:
    • A structure, such as for example a pier, that projects into a body of liquid to affect current or wave or even to protect a harbor or shoreline from storms or erosion.
    • A wharf.
    • A structure of timber or rock extended in to the sea to influence the existing or wave, or even protect a harbor or beach.
    • A wharf or dock extending through the coast.
    • part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall surface below.
    • A part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall surface below.
    • A wharf or pier expanding from the coast.
    • A structure of wood or rock extended to the sea to affect the existing or tide, or even to protect a harbor; a mole.
    • A projecting part of a building, specifically a part that projects to be able to overhang the wall here, given that top tale of a timber household, a bay-window, etc. See herb under jetty, intransitive verb
    • A projection of rock, brick, timber, or other material (but generally speaking formed of piles), affording a convenient location for landing from and discharging vessels or boats, or providing as a protection up against the encroachment or assault associated with the waves; also, a pier of stone or any other product projecting from the lender of a stream obliquely to its course, for the intended purpose of directing current upon an obstruction become eliminated, as a bed of sand or gravel, or to deflect it from a bank which it has a tendency to weaken.
    • a protective construction of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the liquid to prevent a beach from cleansing away
  • adjective:
    • Resembling jet, such as texture.
    • of this shade jet; black colored: jetty tresses.
    • Made of jet, or like jet in shade.
    • made from jet, or like jet in color.
  • verb:
    • To jut away; to project.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To jut away; to project.
  • others:
    • To jut; project.
    • In order to make a jetty.
    • Jetting, or jutting out; inflammation.
    • made from jet.
    • Black as jet.

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