jetty

Definitions

General English

Construction

  • Any portion of a building that protrudes beyond the part immediately below it, such as a bay window or the second story of a garrison house.
  • A dike-like structure, usually of rock, that extends from a shore into water, to provide some kind of protection, or induce scouring or bank-building.
  • A deck on pilings constructed for landing at the edge of a body of water.

Travel

  • noun a landing stage for smaller boats
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