JETTY

A structure, usually masonry, projecting out from the shore; a jetty may protect a harbor entrance

Jetty

(1) On open seacoasts, a structure extending into a body of water to direct and confine the stream or tidal flow to a selected CHANNEL, or to prevent shoaling. Jetties are built at the mouth of a river or ENTRANCE to a BAY to help deepen and stabilize a CHANNEL and facilitate navigation. (2) (SMP) A structure usually projecting out into the SEA at ...
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jetty

A wall or structure built out from the shore, which might protect a harbour or reduce currents.
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Jetty

in timber framed building, an overhang where an upper floor projects or juts (hence jetty?) over the floor below. Jetties were status symbols, and have some functional purpose in preventing deflection in floors. They also provide increased floorspace shelter, and prevent water running down ...
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Jetty

The overhanging or projecting part of a timber-framed building.
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Jetty

Jet'ty adjective Made of jet, or like jet in color. « The people . . . are of a jetty Sir T. Browne.
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Jetty

Jet'ty noun ; plural Jetties . [ French jetée a pier, a jetty, a causeway. See Jet a shooting forth, and confer Jutty .] 1. (Architecture) A part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall below. 2. A wharf o...
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Jetty

Jet'ty intransitive verb To jut out; to project. [ Obsolete] Florio.
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jetty

Origin: F.jetee a pier, a jetty, a causeway. See Jet a shooting forth, and cf. Jutty. ... 1. A part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall below. ... 2. A wharf or pier extending from the shore. ... 3. <physics> A structure of wood or stone extended into the sea to influence the current or tide, or to prot...
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Jetty

• (n.) A wharf or pier extending from the shore. • (v. i.) To jut out; to project. • (n.) A structure of wood or stone extended into the sea to influence the current or tide, or to protect a harbor; a mole; as, the Eads system of jetties at the mouth of the Mississippi River. • (a.) Made of jet, or like jet in color. • (n.)...
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jetty

any of a variety of engineering structures connected with river, harbour, and coastal works designed to influence the current or tide or to protect ... [1 related articles]
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Jetty

In architecture a jetty is a part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall below.
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Jetty

A structure, usually masonry, projecting out from the shore; a jetty may protect a harbor entrance.
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jetty

jetty: see coast protection.
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jetty

A structure built out from the shore into deeper water so that boats can moor to it.
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Jetty

A structure, usually masonry, projecting out from the shore; a jetty may protect a harbour entrance.
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Jetty

A man-made wall in open water rising several feet above high tide made of rubble and rocks used to create a breakwater, shelter, erosion control, a channel, or other such purpose.
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Jetty

[web server] Jetty is a pure Java-based HTTP (Web) server and Java Servlet container. While Web Servers are usually associated with serving documents to humans, Jetty is now often used for machine to machine communications, usually within larger software frameworks. Jetty is developed as a free and open source project as part of the Eclipse...
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Jetty

A jetty is any of a variety of structures used in river, dock, and maritime works that are generally carried out in pairs from river banks, or in continuation of river channels at their outlets into deep water; or out into docks, and outside their entrances; or for forming basins along the coast for ports in tideless seas. The forms and constructi...
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Jetty

A man-made wall in open water rising several feet above high tide made of rubble and rocks used to create a breakwater, shelter, erosion control, a channel, or other such purpose.
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jetty

A structure built along the bank of a stream channel or tidal outlet to direct the flow of a stream or tide and keep the sediment moving so that it cannot build up and fill the channel. Jetties are typically built in parallel pairs along both banks of the channel. Jetties that are built perpendicular to a coast tend to interrupt longshore drift an...
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jetty

Similar to a groin but built to keep sand out of a harbor entrance.
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Jetty

A human made structure built at right angles to a coastline and extending into the water. Jetties ar
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Jetty

A structure usually projecting out into the Sea at the mouth of a river for the purpose of protecting a navigational channel, a harbor or to influence water currents.
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JETTY

A structure, usually masonry, projecting out from the shore; a jettymay protect a harbor entrance.
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