1 The name by which the loop of a rope is known when it is folded, or any part of a rope between its two ends when it lies or hangs in a curve or loop. For illus. see bend.
2 The area of sea lying between two promontories, being in general wider than a gulf and larger than a bay, is also known as a bight.
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