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  1. bightnoun

    a loop in a rope

  2. bightnoun

    a bend or curve (especially in a coastline)

  3. bightnoun

    a broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline

    "the Bight of Benin"; "the Great Australian Bight"

  4. bightverb

    the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends)

  5. bightverb

    fasten with a bight

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  1. riverbend

    in geography, a bight is a bend or curve in a coastline, river, or other geographical feature. it typically indicates a large, open bay, often only slightly receding. it is distinguished from a sound by being shallower.

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bightnoun

    [Naut.] bend, coil

  2. bightnoun

    bay, inlet, cove

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