English version

bight

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
bightbight /baɪt/ noun [countable]  SGa slight bend or curve in a coast
Examples from the Corpus
bightSal sent the sack up on a bight of slack, then came up on a tight rope and the sling.With their secluded anchorages and bights, Anacapa and the other Channel Islands fairly beckon sailboat skippers.That night we slid into Tomb Bay, where Lycian rock tombs glare over a sheltered bight and cicadas yell from oleanders.The two lengths of string are held together side by side and are knotted together with two simple bights about an inch apart.
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