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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A bay coastline between headlands. A loop in a rope.

Usage examples (38)
  • Cameroon is a country in west-central Africa on the bight of Biafra.
  • The bight of Benin
  • The Great Australian bight
  • Figure I is a double bight, which is laid over the top of the pack, so that the two loops hang, well down, half on each side. for more
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  • You can "bite" (cut into with teeth) into a "bite" (morsel or snack) to eat near the "bight" (bend or curve), but only a computer has a "byte" (unit of computer memory).
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