the middle part of a rope, as distinguished from the ends.
the loop or bent part of a rope, as distinguished from the ends.
a bend or curve in the shore of a sea or river.
a body of water bounded by such a bend.
a bay or gulf.
to fasten with a bight of rope.
a wide indentation of a shoreline, or the body of water bounded by such a curve
the slack middle part of an extended rope
a curve or loop in a rope
(transitive) to fasten or bind with a bight
(Austral, informal) the Bight, the major indentation of the S coast of Australia, from Cape Pasley in W Australia to the Eyre Peninsula in S Australia In full the Great Australian Bight
A long, gradual bend or curve in a shoreline. A bight can be larger than a bay, or it can be a segment of a bay.
bigloo language A Scheme interpreter, compiler and run-time system by Manuel Serrano which aims to deliver small, fast stand-alone applications. It supports modules and optimisation. Bigloo’s features enable Scheme programs to be used where C or C++ might usually be required. The Bigloo compiler produces ANSI C which is compiled into stand-alone executables, JVM bytecode, […]
large, as in size, height, width, or amount: a big house; a big quantity. of major concern, importance, gravity, or the like: a big problem. outstanding for a specified quality: a big liar; a big success. important, as in influence, standing, or wealth: a big man in his field. grown-up; mature: big enough to know […]
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any chiefly tropical American climbing shrub of the genus Bignonia, cultivated for its showy, trumpet-shaped flowers. any member of the plant family Bignoniaceae, characterized by trees, shrubs, and woody vines having opposite leaves, showy, bisexual, tubular flowers, and often large, gourdlike or capsular fruit with flat, winged seeds, and including the bignonia, catalpa, princess tree, […]