Definition of 'jetty'
Example sentences containing 'jetty'
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We have our own raked beach, jetty and pool with bridge to outdoor dining area. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)To one side the current poured past a long, high wooden jetty. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)The camera is pointed skywards to show an impressive full moon, before the group step off the boat and along a wooden jetty. The Sun (2013)The six-bedroom period house comes with a boathouse, jetty and outbuildings. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are 91 villas at this new spa hotel, half on stilts built around a long jetty. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The tender boats pull up at a wooden jetty, with the tree-lined town beach stretching to the east and the west. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'jetty'
British English: jetty /ˈdʒɛtɪ/ NOUN
A jetty is a wide stone wall or wooden platform where boats stop to let people get on and off, or to load or unload goods.
- American English: jetty
- Arabic: رَصِيفُ الـمِينَاءُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: quebra-mar
- Chinese: 防波堤
- Croatian: pristanište
- Czech: přistávací molo
- Danish: mole
- Dutch: pier steiger
- European Spanish: malecón
- Finnish: laituri aallonmurtaja
- French: jetée
- German: Hafendamm
- Greek: προβλήτα
- Italian: molo
- Japanese: 突堤
- Korean: 부두
- Norwegian: kai
- Polish: molo
- European Portuguese: quebra-mar
- Romanian: chei
- Russian: причал
- Spanish: embarcadero
- Swedish: brygga
- Thai: ท่าเรือ
- Turkish: rıhtım
- Ukrainian: пристань
- Vietnamese: cầu tàu
Definition of jetty from the Collins English Dictionary
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