Definition of bight in English:
1A curve or recess in a coastline, river, or other geographical feature.
- Days after the accident, ABP issued a notice to pilots telling them they should avoid passing in bights - areas where rivers curve - and emphasising they should always clearly communicate their intentions to the pilots of other ships.
- The southern California bight region, Baja peninsula and waters offshore of central California are emerging as major regions of bluefin tuna residency.
- Couldn't see the mountains but Lake Taupo and the Taranaki bight were visible.
1.1A loop of rope, as distinct from the rope’s ends.
- Then pull a bight of the top rope trough the initial loop, and continue to the end of the sling/cordelette.
- Pete finally settled on an arrangement that he was happy with, consisting of a butterfly and a long loop leading to a bowline on the bight.
- Personnel conducting any evolution that involves the use of ropes need to be aware of where they are standing at all times and avoid stepping into bights.
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