bight bight  /ˈbaɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a loop in a rope
  2. (n) a bend or curve (especially in a coastline)
  3. (n) a broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline
  4. (n) the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends)
  5. (v) fasten with a bight

Usage(s):

  1. M-G-M poured $2,400,000 into the latest voyage, refitted the venerable Cotton Blossom with a bight profusion of crisply Technicolored costumes, sets and vistas.
  2. Farther north along the coast, other Chinese occupied Sinchang on the bight of land that leads into Hangchow port.

News

  • FHS GRADUATION 2013: 'Carpe the heck out of the diem'

    SPECIAL SECTION inside this week's Reporter includes the Class of 2013 from Foxboro High School, as well as Foxboro residents graduating from other high schools. Also in this week's issue, full coverage of FHS Class Bight and lots of photos.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Foxboro Reporter

Quotes

  1. "The other three areas are in the central Great Australian Bight off South Australia ...... and are truly new frontiers, where no permits are currently held," Ferguson told the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA)...
    on May 31, 2009 By: Martin Ferguson Source: Reuters India

  2. Perdue called it "a late bight quick fix" that was bad for Georgians.
    on Apr 20, 2007 By: Sonny Perdue Source: Access North Georgia

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