Adjective "Jetty" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jetty


    Definition:

    1. a pier or structure of stones, piles, or the like, projecting into the sea or other body of water to protect a harbor, deflect the current, etc.

    2. a wharf or landing pier.

    3. the piles or wooden structure protecting a pier.

    4. Also, jutty. an overhang, as of an upper story beyond a lower. verb (used with object), jettied, jettying.

    5. to construct (part of a building) so that it projects beyond lower construction; jutty.

    Origin:
    jetty

    Examples:

    "terminals can be jetty."

    "plans can be jetty."

    "bundles can be jetty."

    "traders can be jetty."

    "points can be jetty."

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