strait

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İngilizce - Türkçe
boğaz

Torres Boğazı Yeni Gine'yi Avustralya'dan böler. - The Torres Strait divides New Guinea from Australia.

Bu noktada, deniz bir boğaz içinde daralır. - At this point the sea narrows into a strait.

{i} (denizde) boğaz
(Tıp) Dar geçit, boğaz
(Coğrafya) iki dağ arasında dar geçit
güç durum
darlık
ç.sıkıntı
{i} darboğaz
{i} sıkıntı

O parası için sevmediği bir adamla yaşamaya devam ederse, onun umudunu keseceği ve müthiş sıkıntıda olacağı gün gelecektir. - If she continues to live with a man she doesn't love for his money, the day will come when she will despair and be in dire straits.

O çok sıkıntıdaydı ama mecbur olduğu işi isteyerek yaptı. - She was in dire straits, but made a virtue out of necessity.

zor durum
{s} sınırlı
straits i
{i} yokluk
{s} dar

Geçitler yolcu gemisi için çok dardı. - The straits were too narrow for the cruise ship.

Bu noktada, deniz bir boğaz içinde daralır. - At this point the sea narrows into a strait.

{s} kısıtlı
{i} geçit

Geçitler yolcu gemisi için çok dardı. - The straits were too narrow for the cruise ship.

{i} üzüntü
the Straits İstanbul ve Çanakkale Boğazları
{s} sıkı

O çok sıkıntıdaydı ama mecbur olduğu işi isteyerek yaptı. - She was in dire straits, but made a virtue out of necessity.

O parası için sevmediği bir adamla yaşamaya devam ederse, onun umudunu keseceği ve müthiş sıkıntıda olacağı gün gelecektir. - If she continues to live with a man she doesn't love for his money, the day will come when she will despair and be in dire straits.

boğazdan
strait jacket
deli gömleği
strait of gibraltar
Cebelitarık Boğazı
strait of hormuz
Hürmüz Boğazı
strait-jacket
Deli gömleği
strait-laced
1. Tutucu, bağnaz, mutaassıp, dar görüşlü2. Sıkıca oturmuş giysili olan
strait-laced
mutaassıp
Strait of Magellan
macellan boğazı
strait laced
bağnaz
strait laced
tutucu
strait laced
dar görüşlü
strait laced
mutaassıp
straits
güç durum
straits
sıkı

O çok sıkıntıdaydı ama mecbur olduğu işi isteyerek yaptı. - She was in dire straits, but made a virtue out of necessity.

O parası için sevmediği bir adamla yaşamaya devam ederse, onun umudunu keseceği ve müthiş sıkıntıda olacağı gün gelecektir. - If she continues to live with a man she doesn't love for his money, the day will come when she will despair and be in dire straits.

straits
sıkıntı

O parası için sevmediği bir adamla yaşamaya devam ederse, onun umudunu keseceği ve müthiş sıkıntıda olacağı gün gelecektir. - If she continues to live with a man she doesn't love for his money, the day will come when she will despair and be in dire straits.

O çok sıkıntıdaydı ama mecbur olduğu işi isteyerek yaptı. - She was in dire straits, but made a virtue out of necessity.

Dardanelles Strait
Çanakkale Boğazı
Gallipoli Strait
Çanakkale Boğazı
Marmara Strait
Marmara Boğazı
Sicilian Strait
Sicilya Kanalı
Sicilian strait
Akdeniz'de Sicilya ve Tunus arasındaki boğaz
bering strait
Boğazı Bering
straits
darlık
taiwan strait
Tayvan Boğazı
Straits
Cebelitarık boğazı
border to strait
(Askeri) boğaza kıyısı olan
international strait
(Politika, Siyaset) uluslararası boğaz
straits
yokluk
straits
(Hukuk) boğazlar
straits
üzüntü
straits
sıkıntı/boğaz
İngilizce - İngilizce
narrow; restricted as to space or room; close

The strait close locks it melted in.

righteous, strict

To follow the strait and narrow.

A narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water

The Strait of Gibraltar.

A difficult position (often used in plural)

To be in dire straits.

a narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water
{a} direct, not crooked, narrow, rigorous, difficult
{n} a narrow pass, frith, difficulty
Narrow; not broad
narrow waterway, as in: To get from the state of Washington, in the U S , to Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in Canada, we crossed the Juan De Fuca Strait by ferry
A narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water
A narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water The scenery near the Strait of Gibraltar, which connects the Atlantic and Mediterranean Oceans and separates Europe from Africa, is breathtaking
If someone is in dire or desperate straits, they are in a very difficult situation, usually because they do not have much money. The company's closure has left many small businessmen in desperate financial straits. Bass Strait Belle Isle Strait of Canso Strait of Chatham Strait Cook Strait Davis Strait Dover Strait of Euripus Strait Evripos Strait Georgia Strait of Gibraltar Strait of Hormuz Strait of Strait of Ormuz Hudson Strait Johore Strait Juan de Fuca Strait Korea Strait La Perouse Strait Luzon Strait Magellan Strait of Makassar Strait Malacca Strait of Mandeb Strait of Menai Strait Messina Strait of Prince of Wales Strait Sunda Strait Taiwan Strait Formosa Strait Tatar Strait Torres Strait Torres Strait Islands Tsugaru Strait Victoria Strait
Strictly; rigorously
{i} narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water; misery, distress, difficult situation
To put to difficulties
A variant of Straight
You can refer to a narrow strip of sea which joins two large areas of sea as a strait or the straits. An estimated 1600 vessels pass through the strait annually. the Straits of Gibraltar
Parsimonious; niggargly; mean
Fig
A relatively narrow waterway between two larger bodies of water See SOUND
A (comparatively) narrow passageway connecting two large bodies of water; often in the plural; as, the strait, or straits, of Gibraltar; the straits of Magellan; the strait, or straits, of Mackinaw
Close; intimate; near; familiar
Strict; scrupulous; rigorous
A narrow pass or passage
A strait is a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water
Tight; close; closely fitting
A neck of land; an isthmus
A narrow stretch of water between areas of land
Difficult; distressful; straited
a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water strict and severe; "strait is the gate
strict and severe; "strait is the gate"
a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
{s} difficult, distressing; narrow (Archaic)
A condition of narrowness or restriction; doubt; distress; difficulty; poverty; perplexity; sometimes in the plural; as, reduced to great straits
Strait of Bonifacio
A strait between Corsica and Sardinia, connecting the Tyrrhenian Sea and the western Mediterranean Sea
Strait of Dover
A strait in the English Channel, connecting to the North Sea, between Dover (England) and Calais (France)
Strait of Gibraltar
A strait between Spain and Morocco, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean
Strait of Hormuz
A strait connecting the Gulf of Oman to the Persian Gulf
Strait of Kerch
A strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
Strait of Magellan
A navigable sea route between the southern coast of Chile and the northern coast of Tierra del Fuego
Strait of Malacca
A strait between the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
Strait of Messina
the narrow section of water between the eastern tip of Sicily and the southern tip of mainland Italy
Strait of Otranto
A strait between Italy and Albania, connecting the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea
Strait of Sicily
A strait between Sicily and Tunisia, part of the Mediterranean Sea
strait-laced
1. Excessively strict in behavior, morality, or opinions.2. Having or wearing a tightly laced garment
Strait of Belle Isle
Channel, eastern Canada. The northern entrance from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, it is 90 mi (145 km) long and 10-20 mi (16-32 km) wide. It flows between the northern tip of Newfoundland and southeastern Labrador and is the most direct route from the Saint Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes ports to Europe. The cold Labrador Current flows through the strait, extending the period of ice cover and limiting shipping to between June and late November
Strait of Canso
or Canso Gut Channel, Nova Scotia, Canada. Separating mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island, it is 4.5 mi (23 km) long and 1 mi (2 km) wide, with depths of 200 ft (60 m). Since 1955 the 7,000-ft (2,100-m) Canso Causeway has linked Cape Breton with the mainland. A navigation lock can handle most oceangoing vessels
Strait of Dover
{i} narrowest part of the English Channel (between south-east England and northern France); shortest distance between England and the continent of Europe
Strait of Dover
French Pas de Calais ancient Fretum Gallicum. Channel separating southeastern England from northwestern France. Connecting the English Channel with the North Sea, it is about 20 mi (32 km) wide at its narrowest point. Lined on the British side with the famous White Cliffs, which are composed of soft chalk, it is one of the world's busiest seaways; its chief ports include Dover and Folkestone in England and Calais and Boulogne in France. It was the scene of several historic naval battles, including the repulse by the English of the Spanish Armada in 1588. Allied troops in the Dunkirk Evacuation crossed to Dover in 1940
Strait of Georgia
Channel in the Pacific Ocean, southwestern Canada and northwestern U.S. Located between Vancouver Island, the southwestern mainland of British Columbia, and northwestern Washington state, it is 150 mi (241 km) long and 30 mi (28 km) at its widest. To the north the strait ends in a jumble of islands separating it from Johnstone and Queen Charlotte straits. The southern end is marked by the San Juan Islands of Washington and joins Haro Strait, forming a link in the Inside Passage sea route between Seattle, Wash., and Skagway, Alaska
Strait of Gibraltar
ancient Fretum Herculeum Channel, connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean. Lying between southernmost Spain and northwesternmost Africa, it is 36 mi (58 km) long and narrows to 8 mi (13 km) between Point Marroquí (Spain) and Point Cires (Morocco). At the strait's eastern extreme, 14 mi (23 km) apart, stand the Pillars of Hercules, which have been identified as the Rock of Gibraltar and Jebel Musa in Ceuta. It has long been of great strategic and economic importance
Strait of Gibraltar
{i} narrow sea passage between Spain and Morocco which links the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Strait of Hormuz
formerly Strait of Ormuz Channel linking the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. It is 35-60 mi (55-95 km) wide and separates Iran from the Arabian Peninsula. It contains the islands of Qeshm, Hormoz, and Hengm and is strategically and economically important as a route for oil tankers collecting from various ports on the Persian Gulf
Strait of Hormuz
narrow channel of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran (passage to the Persian Gulf)
Strait of Magellan
channel of water between the South American coast and the islands south of it
Strait of Magellan
a narrow area of sea between Tierra del Fuego and the mainland of South America. It connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean and was discovered by Ferdinand Magellan in 1520. Spanish Estrecho de Magallanes Strait, linking the Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean, between the southern tip of South America and Tierra del Fuego. It extends westward from the Atlantic between Cape Vírgenes and Cape Espíritu Santo and curves northwest at Froward Cape to reach the Pacific. Lying mostly within Chilean territorial waters, it is about 350 mi (560 km) long and 2-20 mi (3-32 km) wide. Named for Spanish navigator Ferdinand Magellan, the first European to pass there (1520), it remained an important shipping route until the Panama Canal opened in 1914
Strait of Malacca
{i} strait in southeast Asia connecting the Andaman Sea with the South China Sea
Strait of Malacca
Channel connecting the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea. It lies between Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula. It is 500 mi (800 km) long and is funnel-shaped; only 40 mi (65 km) wide in the south, it broadens in the north to 155 mi (249 km). Numerous islets hinder passage at its southern entrance. The shortest sea route between India and China, it is one of the most heavily traveled shipping channels in the world
Strait of Mandeb
or Bab el-Mandeb Arabic Bb al-Mandab Strait that connects the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden. Its land boundaries are the Arabian Peninsula (northeast) and the African coast (southeast), which are separated by some 20 mi (32 km). The strait is divided into two channels by Perim Island. Its name means "Gate of Tears," referring to the dangers that formerly attended its navigation
Strait of Messina
{i} strait that separates Sicily from the tip of Italy
Strait of Messina
ancient Siculum Fretum Channel between southern Italy and northeastern Sicily. It is 2.5 to 12 mi (4 to 19 km) wide. The city of Messina lies on its bank in Sicily, opposite Reggio di Calabria. Ferry service across the strait links Messina with the Italian mainland
strait of dover
the strait between the English Channel and the North Sea; shortest distance between England and the European continent
strait of georgia
the strait separating Vancouver Island from the Canadian mainland
strait of gibraltar
the strait between Spain and Africa
strait of hormuz
a strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman
strait of magellan
the strait separating South America from Tierra del Fuego and other islands south of the continent; discovered by Ferdinand Magellan in 1520; an important route around South American before the Panama Canal was built
strait of messina
the strait separating Sicily from the tip of Italy
strait-jacket
confining jacket with long sleeves used to restrain potentially violent patients or prisoners
strait-laced
disapproval If you describe someone as strait-laced, you disapprove of them because they have very strict views about what kind of behaviour is moral or acceptable. He was criticised for being boring, strait-laced and narrow-minded
strait-laced
excessively conservative, very conventional; extremely strict; laced tightly; wearing tightly laced clothing
Bering Strait
A strait between Russia and Alaska, linking the Arctic Ocean to the Bering Sea
Euripus Strait
A strait between Euboea and Boeotia in mainland Greece
Irbe Strait
A strait between Saaremaa and Courland in Latvia, connecting the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga
Kerch Strait
The Strait of Kerch
Korea Strait
A strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan
Luzon Strait
A strait between Taiwan and Luzon, connecting the South China Sea with the Philippine Sea
Menai Strait
A channel separating Anglesey from mainland Wales
Nares Strait
A strait between Ellesmere Island (Canada) and Greenland, connecting the Lincoln Sea in the Arctic Ocean with Baffin Bay
Sunda Strait
the strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra
Taiwan Strait
the channel of water between mainland China and Taiwan which is part of the South China Sea and connects to East China Sea to the northeast
Torres Strait
A strait between Australia and New Guinea, connecting the Coral Sea with the Arafura Sea
Torres Strait Creole
A creole spoken in the Torres Strait Islands
straitly
{a} narrowly, closely, strictly, directly
Bass Strait
A channel between Tasmania and southeast Australia connecting the Indian Ocean with the Tasman Sea. Its discovery in 1798 by the British explorer George Bass (died c. 1812) proved that Tasmania was not part of the Australian continent. Strait separating Australia from Tasmania. It is 150 mi (240 km) wide at its widest point and 185 mi (298 km) long. It was named in 1798 for the British surgeon-explorer George Bass. Development of its offshore petroleum resources began in the 1960s
Bering Strait
A narrow stretch of water separating Alaska from Siberia and connecting the Arctic Ocean with the Bering Sea. It is believed that during prehistoric times the strait formed a land bridge by which the original inhabitants of North America arrived from Asia. the Bering Strait a narrow passage of water between Asia and North America that connects the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean
Bering Strait
narrow body of water which separates Alaska and Eastern Siberia
Cabot Strait
A channel between southwest Newfoundland and northern Cape Breton Island, Canada, connecting the Gulf of St. Lawrence with the Atlantic Ocean
Chatham Strait
Narrow passage, North Pacific Ocean. Extending off southeastern Alaska 150 mi (240 km) between the Admiralty and Kuiu islands on the east and the Chicagof and Baranof islands on the west, it is 3-10 mi (5-16 km) wide. It forms part of the Inside Passage between Alaska and Washington state
Cook Strait
A narrow channel separating North Island and South Island in New Zealand. It was explored by Capt. James Cook in 1770. Strait, separating North and South islands of New Zealand. Extending from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean, it is about 14 mi (23 km) wide at its narrowest point and averages 420 ft (128 m) in depth. Both shores are lined with steep cliffs, and that of South Island is deeply embayed. Treacherous currents and fierce storms present serious hazards to navigation. Capt. James Cook explored the strait in 1770
Cook Strait
narrow channel of water which separates the northern and southern islands of New Zealand
Davis Strait
A strait of the northern Atlantic Ocean between southeast Baffin Island and southwest Greenland. Strait, northern Atlantic Ocean. Lying between southeastern Baffin Island and southwestern Greenland, it separates Baffin Bay to the north from the Labrador Sea to the south, and forms part of the Northwest Passage. About 400 mi (650 km) north to south and 200-400 mi (325-650 km) wide, it was explored in 1585 by the English navigator John Davis. Along the coast of Greenland, the Greenland Current carries relatively warm water northward, while the cold Labrador Current transports icebergs southward along Baffin Island's eastern shore
Denmark Strait
A channel between Greenland and Iceland connecting the Arctic Ocean with the northern Atlantic Ocean
Euripus Strait
or Evripos Strait Narrow strait in the Aegean Sea. Located between the Greek island of Euboea and the mainland of central Greece, it is 5 mi (8 km) long and varies from 130 ft (40 m) to 1 mi (1.6 km) in width. It has strong tidal currents that reverse directions seven or more times a day, a phenomenon still not fully understood. The main port on the strait is Chalkís, an important trading centre since the times of ancient Greece. A 130-ft (40-m) movable bridge spans the strait at Chalkís, replacing earlier structures that dated to 411 BC
Formosa Strait
{i} Taiwan Strait, strait (of the Pacific Ocean) between Taiwan and China
Hudson Strait
Arm of the Atlantic Ocean between Baffin Island and northern Quebec, northeastern Canada. Linking Hudson Bay and Foxe Basin with the Labrador Sea, it is about 500 mi (800 km) long and 40-150 mi (65-240 km) wide. It is navigable only during late summer and early autumn, but icebreakers make the passage most of the year. Partly explored in 1578 by English navigator Martin Frobisher, it was fully navigated by Henry Hudson in 1610 and became a main route for the Hudson's Bay Company's ships
Johore Strait
Northern arm of the Singapore Strait between the Republic of Singapore and the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It is 30 mi (50 km) long and 0.75 mi (1.2 km) wide. Its eastern portion has a deepwater access channel to Changi naval base on Singapore's northeastern coast. It was the scene of heavy fighting in 1942 during the Japanese drive to conquer Singapore. A causeway links Singapore to the mainland
Juan de Fuca Strait
Strait, North Pacific Ocean. Located between the Olympic Peninsula of Washington, U.S., and Canada's Vancouver Island, it is 11-17 mi (18-27 km) wide and 80-100 mi (130-160 km) long. It is named for a Greek who sailed in the service of Spain and who may have visited the passage in 1592. It is used by ships bound for Vancouver and Seattle. Settlements along its banks include Victoria, B.C., and Port Angeles, Wash
Korea Strait
A channel between southeast South Korea and southwest Japan. It connects the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan. Channel between South Korea and southwestern Japan. Connecting the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan (East Sea), it is 120 mi (195 km) wide and is divided by the Tsushima islands at its centre. Its passage to the east is known as Tsushima Strait, site of the Battle of Tsushima (1905); to the west it is called the Western Channel
La Perouse Strait
Japanese Sya-kaiky Russian Proliv Laperuza International waterway between the Russian island of Sakhalin and the Japanese island of Hokkaido. The strait, named for the French explorer count de La Pérouse, separates the Sea of Okhotsk from the Sea of Japan (East Sea). It is 27 mi (43 km) wide at its narrowest part, and it varies in depth from 167 to 387 ft (51 to 118 m). Noted for its extremely strong currents, it is closed by ice in the winter
Luzon Strait
Passage between northern Luzon, Philippines, and southern Taiwan. Connecting the China Sea on the west with the Philippine Sea on the east, and extending 200 mi (320 km), it is part of an important shipping route. A series of channels, it is dotted with the islands of the Batan and Babuyan island groups
Makassar Strait
A strait between Borneo and Sulawesi connecting the Java Sea with the Celebes Sea. Narrow passage of the west-central Pacific Ocean, Indonesia. Located between Borneo and Celebes (Sulawesi), it connects the Celebes Sea to the Java Sea. It is 500 mi (800 km) long and 80-230 mi (130-370 km) wide. It contains numerous islands, the largest of which are Laut and Sebuku. In 1942, during World War II, it was the scene of naval and air battles as the Allies tried to prevent the Japanese from occupying Borneo
McClure Strait
An arm of the Beaufort Sea in northern Northwest Territories, Canada, between Banks Island and Melville Island. Icebreakers cut through the strait for the first time in 1954
Menai Strait
Channel of the Irish Sea separating the Isle of Anglesey from the mainland of northern Wales. It extends 15 mi (24 km) and varies in width from 600 ft (180 m) to 2 mi (3 km). Two famous bridges span the strait: Thomas Telford's suspension road bridge of 1827 and Robert Stephenson's Britannia tubular railway bridge of 1849
Palk Strait
A waterway between southeast India and northern Sri Lanka. It is known for its reefs and treacherous waters
Prince of Wales Strait
Narrow channel between Banks Island and northwestern Victoria Island in the southwestern Arctic Archipelago of the Northwest Territories, Canada. It is about 170 mi (274 km) long and forms part of the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It was discovered in 1850 by the Irish explorer Robert McClure
Singapore Strait
A strait off the southern end of the Malay Peninsula between Singapore Island and the Riau Archipelago. It connects the Strait of Malacca with the South China Sea
Straits
{i} Dardanelles; Bosporus
Straits
Florida Straits of Mackinac Straits of Straits Question Straits Settlements
Sunda Strait
Channel between the islands of Java and Sumatra. It is 16-70 mi (26-110 km) wide and links the Java Sea with the Indian Ocean. It contains several volcanic islands, the most famous of which is Krakatoa (Krakatau)
Taiwan Strait
or Formosa Strait Arm of the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Lying between the coast of China's Fujian province and the island of Taiwan, it is about 115 mi (185 km) wide. The strait connects the South China Sea and East China Sea
Taiwan Strait
{i} Formosa Strait, strait (of the Pacific Ocean) between Taiwan and China
Tatar Strait
A channel of southeast Russia between Sakhalin Island and the mainland. It connects the Sea of Japan on the south with the Sea of Okhotsk on the north. Wide passage in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, connecting the Sea of Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk. Located between Sakhalin Island and the Russian mainland, it is generally shallow, with depths less than 700 ft (210 m). Ice impedes its ports for half the year
Torres Strait
Passage between the island of New Guinea and Australia's Cape York Peninsula. It connects the Coral Sea and the Arafura Sea. It was discovered in 1606 by Spanish navigator Luis Vaez de Torres. About 80 mi (130 km) wide, it has many reefs, shoals, and islands, including the Torres Strait Islands, and is treacherous to navigate
Torres Strait Islands
Island group (pop., 1981: 6,000), in the Torres Strait. They are inhabited by a mixture of Polynesians, Melanesians, and Aborigines. They comprise three clusters: Western (high, rocky, and barren), Central (coral), and Eastern (volcanic, with dense vegetation); each has its own local government. The islands may be remnants of a land bridge that once linked Asia and Australia. They were annexed by Queensland in the 1870s. Pearls, fishing, and tourism are the main sources of income
Tsugaru Strait
Strait, northwestern Pacific Ocean. It extends from the Sea of Japan (East Sea) to the open ocean between the islands of Honshu and Hokkaido, Japan. It is 15-25 mi (24-40 km) wide. The Seikan Tunnel linking Aomori and Hakodate cities runs beneath the strait. Completed in 1988, it is the longest railway tunnel in the world; 14.5 mi (23.3 km) of its 33.5 mi (53.9 km) length lie under the strait
Victoria Strait
Channel of the Arctic Ocean. It is located between southeastern Victoria Island and King William Island, off the northern Canada mainland in Nunavut. At about 100 mi (160 km) long and from 50-80 mi (80-130 km) wide, it connects Queen Maud Gulf with McClintock Channel and Franklin Strait
be in a strait
be in trouble, be in distress, be in a dilemma, be in a jam
bering strait
a strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean
cook strait
a narrow strait separating the North Island and South Island in New Zealand
kammon strait bridge
a suspension bridge between Kyushu and Honshu
korean strait
a strait between Korea and Japan; connects the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan
menai strait
a strait in northern Wales between Anglesey Island and the mainland
straitly
In a strait manner; narrowly; strictly; rigorously
straitly
Closely; intimately
straits
plural of strait
straits
a difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday"
straits
{i} bad and difficult situation due to financial problems
straits
a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
torres strait
a strait between northeastern Australia and southern New Guinea that connects the Coral Sea with the Arafura Sea
strait