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jetty

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒet.i/ us    /ˈdʒet̬-/
a wooden or stone structure built in the water at the edge of a sea or lake and used by people getting on and off boats
Translations of “jetty”
in Korean 둑…
in Arabic حاجِز الميناء, رَصيف الميناء…
in French embarcadère, débarcadère…
in Turkish iskele, rıhtım, dalgakıran…
in Italian gettata, banchina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 登岸碼頭,突堤,棧橋…
in Russian пристань…
in Polish pomost…
in Spanish embarcadero…
in Portuguese cais, quebra-mar, molhe…
in German die Landungsbrücke…
in Catalan moll, embarcador…
in Japanese 桟橋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 登岸码头,突码头,栈桥…
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