—n. 1. a pier or structure of stones, piles, or the like, projecting into the sea or other body of water to protect a harbor, deflect the current, etc.
2. a wharf or landing pier.
3. the piles or wooden structure protecting a pier.
4. Also,jutty.an overhang, as of an upper story beyond a lower.
—v.t. to construct (part of a building) so that it projects beyond lower construction; jutty.
Pronunciation: ( jet'ē),[key] —adj. 1. made of jet.
2. resembling jet, esp. in color; of a deep black.