Definition of Jetty in English :

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Jetty meaning in English

Meaning of Jetty in English

Pronunciation of Jetty in English

Jetty pronunciation in English

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1. breakwater, bulwark, groin, groyne, jetty, mole, seawall

a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away

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noun plural -ties
a structure built from a shore out into the water to direct currents or protect a harbour
a landing pier; dock
adjectiveWord forms: jettier or jettiest
of or resembling jet, esp in colour or polish

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nounWord forms: plural ˈjetties
a kind of wall built out into the water to restrain currents, protect a harbor or pier, etc.
a landing pier
an overhanging part of a building
verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈjettied or ˈjettying
to project, or jut out
adjectiveWord forms: ˈjettier or ˈjettiest
very black, like jet

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n. pl. jet·ties
1. A structure, such as a pier, that projects into a body of water to influence the current or tide or to protect a harbor or shoreline from storms or erosion.
2. A wharf.
1. Resembling jet, as in texture.
2. Of the color jet; black: jetty tresses.

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