Definition of Jetties

1. Noun. (plural of jetty) ¹



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Definition of Jetties

1. jetty [v] - See also: jetty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jetties

jetson
jetsons
jetstream
jetstreams
jettage
jetteau
jetteaus
jetted
jettee
jettees
jetter
jetters
jettest
jettied
jettier
jetties (current term)
jettiest
jettiness
jettinesses
jetting
jettison
jettisonable
jettisoned
jettisoning
jettisons
jetton
jettons
jetty
jettying
jetwash

Literary usage of Jetties

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1. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"Dredging Combined with jetties.—Dredging combined with jetties or training ... jetties.—The object of jetties is to confine and thereby concentrate the flow ..."

2. Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers by Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) (1890)
""jetties as applied to Harbour Entrances in the United States." By Professor LEWIS M. HAUPT, M. Am. Soc. CE ALTHOUGH nearly four centuries have elapsed ..."

3. Harbours and Docks: Their Physical Features, History, Construction by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1885)
"Parallel jetties at River Mouths. General Remarks. THERE are two forms of Jetty Harbours, namely, those whose entrance channels are guided and protected by ..."

4. Harbours and Docks: Their Physical Features, History, Construction by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1885)
"Parallel jetties at River Mouths. General Remarks. THERE are two forms of Jetty Harbours, namely, those whose entrance channels are guided and protected by ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The solid northern jetties of the Wear and the Yare have naturally produced a similar advance of their northern beaches, both being exposed to a ..."

6. An Elementary Course of Civil Engineering by Joseph Mathieu Sganzin (1837)
"A channel limited by two jetties communicating with the sea, a harbor which is not ... jetties. A jettie is a species of dyke, the direction of which is ..."

7. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"So that in applying jetties to permanently deepening the bar of the Southwest ... Mr. Eads, on the contrary, believed that the jetties would greatly retard ..."

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