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jet•ty



Pronunciation: ( jet'ē), [key]
n., pl. -ties,
v., -tied, -ty•ing.


n.
1. a pier or structure of stones, piles, or the like, projecting into the sea or other body of water to protect a harbor, deflect the current, etc.
2. a wharf or landing pier.
3. the piles or wooden structure protecting a pier.
4. Also,jutty.an overhang, as of an upper story beyond a lower.

v.t.
to construct (part of a building) so that it projects beyond lower construction; jutty.

jet•ty



Pronunciation: ( jet'ē), [key]
adj.
1. made of jet.
2. resembling jet, esp. in color; of a deep black.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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