Giro vs Girt - What's the difference?

giro | girt |


As a proper noun giro

is (cycling) the giro d'italia.

As a noun girt is

a horizontal structural member of post and beam architecture, typically attached to bridge two or more vertical members such as corner posts.

As a verb girt is

to gird or girt can be (gird).

As an adjective girt is

(nautical) bound by a cable; used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide.

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giro

English

(wikipedia giro)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (in Europe) A transfer of funds between different account holders, carried out by the bank according to payer's written instructions.
  • (British, informal) An unemployment benefit cheque.
  • Usage notes

    The use of paper giros is in decline in favour of electronic payments, which are regarded as faster, cheaper and safer due to the reduced risk of fraud.

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    girt

    English

    Etymology 1

    Alteration of

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A horizontal structural member of post and beam architecture, typically attached to bridge two or more vertical members such as corner posts.
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  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To gird.
  • To bind horizontally, as with a belt or girdle.
  • To measure the girth of.
  • Etymology 3

    See gird

    Verb

    (head)
  • (gird)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (nautical) Bound by a cable; used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide.
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