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bitt

 (bĭt) Nautical
n.
A vertical post, usually one of a pair, set on the deck of a ship and used to secure ropes or cables.
tr.v. bitt·ed, bitt·ing, bitts
To wind (a cable) around a bitt.

[Perhaps of Dutch or Low German origin; akin to Old Norse biti, crossbeam.]

bitt

(bɪt) nautical
n
1. (Nautical Terms) one of a pair of strong posts on the deck of a ship for securing mooring and other lines
2. (Nautical Terms) another word for bollard1
vb
(Nautical Terms) (tr) to secure (a line) by means of a bitt
[C14: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse biti cross beam, Middle High German bizze wooden peg]

bitt

(bɪt)
n.
1. a strong post projecting above the deck of a ship.
v.t.
2. to secure (a cable) around a bitt.
[Middle English]

bitt


Past participle: bitted
Gerund: bitting

Imperative
bitt
bitt
Present
I bitt
you bitt
he/she/it bitts
we bitt
you bitt
they bitt
Preterite
I bitted
you bitted
he/she/it bitted
we bitted
you bitted
they bitted
Present Continuous
I am bitting
you are bitting
he/she/it is bitting
we are bitting
you are bitting
they are bitting
Present Perfect
I have bitted
you have bitted
he/she/it has bitted
we have bitted
you have bitted
they have bitted
Past Continuous
I was bitting
you were bitting
he/she/it was bitting
we were bitting
you were bitting
they were bitting
Past Perfect
I had bitted
you had bitted
he/she/it had bitted
we had bitted
you had bitted
they had bitted
Future
I will bitt
you will bitt
he/she/it will bitt
we will bitt
you will bitt
they will bitt
Future Perfect
I will have bitted
you will have bitted
he/she/it will have bitted
we will have bitted
you will have bitted
they will have bitted
Future Continuous
I will be bitting
you will be bitting
he/she/it will be bitting
we will be bitting
you will be bitting
they will be bitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bitting
you have been bitting
he/she/it has been bitting
we have been bitting
you have been bitting
they have been bitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bitting
you will have been bitting
he/she/it will have been bitting
we will have been bitting
you will have been bitting
they will have been bitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bitting
you had been bitting
he/she/it had been bitting
we had been bitting
you had been bitting
they had been bitting
Conditional
I would bitt
you would bitt
he/she/it would bitt
we would bitt
you would bitt
they would bitt
Past Conditional
I would have bitted
you would have bitted
he/she/it would have bitted
we would have bitted
you would have bitted
they would have bitted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bitt - a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)bitt - a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines); "the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards"
bitthead - the upper end of a bitt
pier, wharf, wharfage, dock - a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
riding bitt - one of the large bitts used to secure the cable of a dropped anchor
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
Verb1.bitt - secure with a bittbitt - secure with a bitt; "bitt the ship line"
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
Translations
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