what is difference between bitt and bollard
bitt (plural bitts)
- (nautical) The bitts.
- (nautical) A bollard.
bitt (third-person singular simple present bitts, present participle bitting, simple past and past participle bitted)
- (nautical, transitive) To put round the bitts.
- to bitt the cable, in order to fasten it or to slacken it gradually, which is called veering away
- inflection of bidden:
- third-person singular present indicative
- second-person plural present indicative
- second-person singular/plural imperative
From Old Norse bit
bitt n (definite singular bittet, indefinite plural bitt, definite plural bitta or bittene)
- bite (act of biting)
- bite (wound left behind after being bitten)
- occlusion (the alignment of the teeth when upper and lower jaws are brought together)
- bite (verb)
- bit (Nynorsk)
- past participle of bite
- “bitt” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
From Middle English bollard, probably from Middle English bole (“tree trunk”), equivalent to bole + -ard (pejorative or diminutive suffix).
- (rhotic) IPA(key): /ˈbɒləɹd/
- (non-rhotic) IPA(key): /ˈbɒlɑːd/, /ˈbɒləd/
bollard (plural bollards)
- (nautical) A strong vertical post of timber or iron, fixed to the ground and/or on the deck of a ship, to which the ship’s mooring lines etc are secured.
- A similar post preventing vehicle access to a pedestrian area, to delineate traffic lanes, or used for security purposes.
- bollard condition
- (traffic bollard): cone