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ETYM Old Eng. biyt a bending; cf. Swed. and Dan. bugt bend, bay; from AS. byht, from bűgan. Related to Bout, Bought a bend, and see Bow.
(Homonym: bite, byte).
1. A bay formed by a bend (a bight) in the shoreline.
2. A bend in a coastline that forms an open bay.
3. The middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends).
A wide bay; a bend or coil in a rope.
Coastal indentation, such as the Bight of Bonny in W Africa and the Great Australian Bight.
1. Anything with a round or oval shape that is closed or nearly closed; SYN. circuit.
2. An inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan).
3. The basic pattern of the human fingerprint.
ETYM Prob. from Old Fren. nous, nom. sing. or acc. pl. of nou knot, French noeud, Latin nodus. Related to Node.
A loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled; SYN. running noose, slip noose.