HyperDic: bitt

English > 2 senses of the word bitt:
NOUNartifactbitt, bollarda strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
VERBcontactbittsecure with a bitt
English > bitt: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines).
Synonymbollard
CategoryshipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
Part ofpier, wharf, wharfage, dockA platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
PartsbittheadThe upper end of a bitt
Narrowerriding bittOne of the large bitts used to secure the cable of a dropped anchor
BroaderpostAn upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
Spanishbaliza, bita, bolardo, noray
Catalannorai
Verbsbittsecure with a bitt
English > bitt: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningSecure with a bitt.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"bitt the ship line"
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Nounsbitta strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)

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