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Definition 1: the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends) - [noun denoting artifact]

(bight is a kind of ...) a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

(... is part of bight) a strong line

Definition 2: a broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline - [noun denoting object]

Samples where bight or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Bight of Benin
  • the Great Australian Bight

(bight is a kind of ...) an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf

(... is an instance of bight) a broad indentation of the Gulf of Guinea in western Africa

(... is an instance of bight) a wide bay of the Indian Ocean in southern Australia; notorious for storms

Definition 3: a bend or curve (especially in a coastline) - [noun denoting shape]

(bight is a kind of ...) a circular segment of a curve

"a bend in the road" "a crook in the path"

Definition 4: a loop in a rope - [noun denoting shape]

(bight is a kind of ...) anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

Definition 5: fasten with a bight - [verb of contact]

(bight is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

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