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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: bight(0.01222 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to bight.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a loop in a rope
2: a bend or curve (especially in a coastline)
3: a broad bay formed by an indentation (a bight) in the
shoreline; “the Bight of Benin”; “the Great Australian
4: the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its
v : fasten with a bight
English → English (gcide)
Bight \Bight\ (b[imac]t), n. [OE. bi[yogh]t a bending; cf. Sw. &
Dan. bugt bend, bay; fr. AS. byht, fr. b[=u]gan. [root]88.
Cf. Bout, Bought a bend, and see Bow, v.]
1. A corner, bend, or angle; a hollow; as, the bight of a
horse's knee; the bight of an elbow.
2. (Geog.) A bend in a coast forming an open bay; as, the
Bight of Benin.
3. (Naut.) The double part of a rope when folded, in
distinction from the ends; that is, a round, bend, or coil
not including the ends; a loop.