English to Afrikaans Meaning :: strait

seestraat
Strait :
seestraat
- seestraatnou maakstraitensStraits
 

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Noun(1) a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water(2) a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
Adjective(1) narrow

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(1) ÔÇÿThe opening of the charter flights does not mean that direct sea and air links across the strait can also be realized,ÔÇÖ Chen said.(2) The bullets sang softly in their strait prison of steel and brass.(3) The harbor was circular with a long narrow strait leading into the sea.(4) Then Low decided to explore the strait between Kanghwa Island and the Han River, informing the local officials that he was doing so.(5) The jamming caused considerable confusion and slowed the British reaction, and as a result the German warships had passed through the strait of Dover before the first attacks were launched against them.(6) First, He brought me here, it is by His will I am in this strait place: in that fact I will rest.(7) You either enter by a strait gate onto a narrow way or you go with the crowd through the wide gate and the broad way that leadeth to destruction.(8) Armed with a crayfishing spear, they allegedly demanded and took the catch from a group of professional fishermen who worked out of Cooktown, outside the strait .(9) The rock of Gibraltar stands 450m high, dominating the narrow strait into the Mediterranean from the Atlantic Ocean.(10) Following an opening of direct links, it may become possible to make day trips to China, geographical barriers will be eliminated, and there will be constant exchanges across the strait .(11) Istanbul straddles the Bosphorus strait , the stretch of water which creates a natural north-south divide in the city and joins the Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea.(12) The Persians were taken in and sent their navy into the narrow strait between Athens and the island of Salamis.(13) This was shipped through Taganrog, a port on the Sea of Azov which communicates through a narrow strait with the Black Sea.(14) The East River, in fact a tidal strait , is littered with smaller islands like Roosevelt, Randall's, Rikers, and Ward.(15) The two countries are linked by a causeway over a narrow strait which separates the two sides.(16) ÔÇÿThe Northwest Passage is a strait for international navigation,ÔÇÖ says a State Department lawyer.
Related Words
(1) strait-laced ::
seestraat-gedraai
Synonyms
Noun
1. channel ::
kanaal
3. sound ::
klink
Different Forms
strait, straiten, straitened, straitening, straitens, straits
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