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jet·ty

jetty

 
pronunciation:
je ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: jetties
definition 1: a group of rocks or wooden beams built out into a body of water. Jetties are used to control the flow of water and protect the shore from strong waves.
definition 2: a platform built where ships can dock; wharf.
similar words:
dock, pier, quay, wharf
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