Definition of islet
1 : a little island
Examples of islet in a Sentence
landed the boat on a tiny islet that we had all to ourselves
Recent Examples of islet from the Web
The approach is called laparoscopic total pancreatectomy with islet cell autotransplantation.
Surrounding the main island, visitors can boat hop to the approximately 1,800 surrounding islets, floating on the tropical, turquoise sea which boasts some of the best scuba diving spots in the world.
Langkawi SkyCab on Langkawi Island lifts you to dreamlike views over these emerald islets on a 15-minute ride up Machinchang Mountain to 2,323 feet.
This Nordic city is not only surrounded by the sea, but there are canals running through it, creating small islets and regions within the city borders.
In its landscape — an islet off the Long Island coast.
Some islet-transplant recipients can forgo insulin therapy for several years.
On at least one of the islets, there were fake seagulls arrayed around the cylindrical object.
Rumor has it that the couple will be honeymooning in the French Polynesian atoll of Tetiaroa—a two-and-a-half square mile necklace of coral islets that surround a crystal-blue lagoon.
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First Known Use of islet
ISLET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of islet for English Language Learners
: a small island
ISLET Defined for Kids
Definition of islet for Students
: a small island
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