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JETTY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jetty mean? 

JETTY (noun)
  The noun JETTY has 1 sense:

1. a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away

  Familiarity information: JETTY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JETTY (noun)


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Meaning:

A protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

breakwater; groyne; jetty; seawall; groin; bulwark; mole

Hypernyms ("jetty" is a kind of...):

barrier (a structure or object that impedes free movement)


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