Associations to the word «Strait»

Wiktionary

STRAIT, adjective. (archaic) Narrow; restricted as to space or room; close.
STRAIT, adjective. (archaic) Righteous, strict.
STRAIT, adjective. (obsolete) Tight; close; tight-fitting.
STRAIT, adjective. (obsolete) Close; intimate; near; familiar.
STRAIT, adjective. (obsolete) Difficult; distressful; straited.
STRAIT, adjective. (obsolete) Parsimonious; niggardly; mean.
STRAIT, noun. (geography) A narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water.
STRAIT, noun. A narrow pass or passage.
STRAIT, noun. A neck of land; an isthmus.
STRAIT, noun. A difficult position (often used in plural).
STRAIT, verb. (obsolete) To put to difficulties.
STRAIT, adverb. (obsolete) Strictly; rigorously.
STRAIT AND NARROW, noun. Alternative term for straight and narrow
STRAIT OF BONIFACIO, proper noun. A strait between Corsica and Sardinia, connecting the Tyrrhenian Sea and the western Mediterranean Sea.
STRAIT OF DOVER, proper noun. A strait in the English Channel, connecting to the North Sea, between Dover (England) and Calais (France)
STRAIT OF GEORGIA, proper noun. A strait that runs between Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia.
STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR, proper noun. A strait between Spain and Morocco, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
STRAIT OF HORMUZ, proper noun. A strait connecting the Gulf of Oman to the Persian Gulf.
STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA, proper noun. (US) A strait that runs between the southern end of Vancouver Island and the Olympic Peninsula.
STRAIT OF KERCH, proper noun. A strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.
STRAIT OF MAGELLAN, proper noun. A navigable sea route between the southern coast of Chile and the northern coast of Tierra del Fuego.
STRAIT OF MALACCA, proper noun. A strait between the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra.
STRAIT OF MESSINA, proper noun. The narrow section of water between the eastern tip of Sicily and the southern tip of mainland Italy
STRAIT OF OTRANTO, proper noun. A strait between Italy and Albania, connecting the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea.
STRAIT OF SICILY, proper noun. A strait between Sicily and Tunisia, part of the Mediterranean Sea.

Dictionary definition

STRAIT, noun. A narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water.
STRAIT, noun. A bad or difficult situation or state of affairs.
STRAIT, adjective. Narrow; "strait is the gate".

Wise words

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