strait

a narrow area of water which joins two larger areas of water

Strait

A strait is a naturally formed, narrow, typically navigable waterway that connects two larger bodies of water. It most commonly refers to a channel of water that lies between two land masses, but it may also refer to a navigable channel through a body of water that is otherwise not navigable, for example because it is too shallow, or because it co...
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strait

(strāt) a narrow passage. straits of the pelvis the pelvic inlet(superior pelvic strait) and pelvic outlet(inferior pelvic strait).
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strait

[adj] - (archaic) strict and severe 2. [n] - a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
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Strait

• (superl.) Strict; scrupulous; rigorous. • (a.) A (comparatively) narrow passageway connecting two large bodies of water; -- often in the plural; as, the strait, or straits, of Gibraltar; the straits of Magellan; the strait, or straits, of Mackinaw. • (superl.) Close; intimate; near; familiar. • (a.) A narrow pass or passage. &...
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strait

adjective strict and severe; `strait is the gate`
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Strait

Strait adjective A variant of Straight . [ Obsolete]
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Strait

Strait adverb Strictly; rigorously. [ Obsolete] Shak.
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Strait

Strait noun ; plural Straits . [ Middle English straight , streit , Old French estreit , estroit . See Strait , adjective ] 1. A narrow pass or passage. « He brought him through a darksome narrow strait ...
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Strait

Strait transitive verb To put to difficulties. [ Obsolete] Shak.
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Strait

A relatively narrow waterway between two larger bodies of water. See SOUND.
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Strait

In geography, a strait is a narrow band of sea connecting two large sea areas. An example is the
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strait

Origin: OE. Straight, streit, OF. Estreit, estroit. See Strait, a. ... 1. A narrow pass or passage. 'He brought him through a darksome narrow strait To a broad gate all built of beaten gold.' (Spenser) 'Honor travels in a strait so narrow Where one but goes abreast.' (Shak) ... 2. <geography> Specifically: A (comparatively) narrow passageway ...
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strait

strait 1. A narrow body of water that joins two larger bodies of water. 2. A situation that is difficult or involves hardship. 3. Very strict or severe.
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Strait

Strait: 1. (adjective) Narrow or confined. As in straitjacket. 2. (noun) A narrow passageway. As in the pelvic strait.
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strait

strict; rigorous; constricted
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strait

Type: Term Pronunciation: strāt Definitions: 1. A narrow passageway. inferior strait, apertura pelvis inferior; superior strait, apertura pelvis superior.
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