a very small island.
Anatomy. situated in or pertaining to the islet of Langerhans: islet cells.
- is·let·ed, adjective
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How to use islet in a sentence
Set aside as a natural wonder in 1936, Fuji-Hakone-Izu is home to steamy hot springs, rippling waterfalls, volcanic islets, and, of course, Japan’s highest peak, Mount Fuji.
Madsen’s boat, the article said, had washed ashore on a remote section of Mili Atoll, a thin ring of coral islets in the Marshall Islands.How Angela Madsen’s Rowboat Was Found After a Year at Sea | Fred Dreier | January 14, 2022 | Outside Online
We heard it again while snorkeling the colorful coral of Molokini islet with Redline Rafting Co.
We zoomed by islets not much bigger than suburban homes, clumsily navigating a 13-mile stretch of open water and stopping frequently to read and reread our map.
Near the southern town of Vila Franca do Campo, a submerged volcanic islet makes for great snorkeling.
Jobs learned in 2003 that he had an extremely rare form of this cancer, an islet-cell neuroendocrine tumor.
On a rocky islet in the centre of a fresh water pond two miles in circuit they commenced erecting a fort and store house.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Buache Island was visible as well as the small rocky islet between it and Cape Peron.
Off the entrance is a high rocky islet, the Nobby, within which the channel is shoal and dangerous to pass.
There is a reef that extends for nearly a mile and a half off the cape, having a rocky islet at its extremity.
Between the easternmost islet and the land, there is a strait of a league in width.
British Dictionary definitions for islet
a small island
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