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nonindustrial

Synonyms:

agricultural, rural, undeveloped, developing, underdeveloped, unindustrialised, unindustrialized, nonindustrial.
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Correct spelling:
jetty
Definition:
A projection: a kind of pier.

Synonyms:

adjective
black
onyx, pitchy, pitch-black.
sable
black, dark, dusky, dusty, ebon, ebony, gloomy, inky, jet, murky, pitch-dark, raven, somber, pitch-black.
noun
berth
anchorage, bed, bedroom, billet, compartment, cot, hammock, haven, jetty, levee, pier, port.
break water
dock, harbor, pier, wharf, Sea wall.
cape
arm, beak, bill, finger, foreland, head, headland, mole, naze, neck, ness, peninsula, point, Chersonese, Jutty, tongue.
dock
berth, embarkment, harbor, lock, marina, landing pier.
harbor
bay, bight, chuck, cove, embankment, firth, gulf, inlet, landing, mooring, road, roadstead, firths, roadsteads.
headland
promontory.
jetty
barrier, breakwater, bulwark, dock, groin, groyne, landing, mole, quay, seawall, slip, wharf.
landing
landing place, platform.
pier
buttress, column, dam, pilaster, pile, piling, pillar, post, promenade, upright, Pierage, uprights, pilasters, pilings.
promontory
bluff, cape, ridge, cheronese.
wharf
landing stage.
Examples of usage:
  1. The motor- boat will be at the jetty at nine- thirty, sir." – The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath
  2. These were hurled at the bull, and as each struck through his jetty hide, fire- crackers concealed in the paper ornaments, gave out a storm of noisy fire;- another and another darted through the air, thicker and sharper, till the tortured animal bellowed out his agony in pathetic helplessness, and fell upon his knees exhausted. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  3. He brought them into the harbour, and helped them to land on the steps of the jetty. – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  4. At our time we were only one of a half- dozen at the business of working around the jetty, some making for one end and some for the other. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  5. Not moved by the water, but moving in the water, though never freed from the jetty piles. – The Sun's Babies by Edith Howes

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