beach

a narrow strip of land that rises gradually from an adjacent body of water, usually consisting of sand and/or small stones

beach

A sloping landform on the shore of larger water bodies, generated by waves and currents and extending from the water to a distinct break in landform or substrate type (e.g., a foredune, cliff, or bank).
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Beach

(1) A deposit of non-cohesive material (e.g. sand, GRAVEL) situated on the interface between dry land and the sea (or other large expanse of water) and actively 'worked' by present-day hydrodynamics processes (i.e. waves, tides and CURRENTS) and sometimes by winds. (2) The zone of unconsolidated material that extends landward from the LOW WATER LIN...
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Beach

Naval 'On the Beach' Naval slang expression normally, and originally, meaning retired from the Service, but of recent years sometimes used to describe an appointment to a shore establishment.
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beach

[n] - an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake 2. [v] - land on a beach, as of watercraft
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Beach

Beach (bēch) noun ; plural Beaches (-ĕz). [ Confer Swedish backe hill, Danish bakke , Icelandic bakki hill, bank. Confer Bank .] 1. Pebbles, collectively; shingle. 2. The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the w...
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Beach

Beach transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Beached (bēcht); present participle & verbal noun Beaching .] To run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand; as, to beach a ship.
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beach

1. Pebbles, collectively; shingle. ... 2. <ecology> The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand. Raised beach, an accumulation of water-worn stones, gravel, sand, and other shore deposits, above the present level of wave action, whether actually raised by elevation of the c...
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beach

noun an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
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beach

verb land on a beach; `the ship beached near the port`
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Beach

• (n.) Pebbles, collectively; shingle. • (v. t.) To run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand; as, to beach a ship. • (n.) The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand.
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beach

sediments that accumulate along the sea or lake shores, the configuration and contours of which depend on the action of coastal processes, the kinds ... [5 related articles]
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Beach

The terrestrial interface area in between land and a water body where there are accumulations of unconsolidated sediments like sand and gravel. These deposits are laid down by the action of breaking waves.
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beach

beach, a gently sloping zone where deposits of unconsolidated sediments are subject to wave action at the shore of an ocean or lake. Most of the sediment making up a beach is supplied by rivers or by the erosion of highlands adjacent to the coast. Beaches extend from a low waterline landward to a de...
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beach

Click images to enlargeStrip of land bordering the sea, normally consisting of boulders and pebbles on exposed coasts, or sand on sheltered coasts. Beaches lie between the high- and low-water marks (high and low tides). A berm, a ridge of sand and pebbles, may be found at the farthest point that the water reaches,...
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beach

A sand hazard on the course
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Beach

A sand bunker.
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Beach

[disambiguation] A beach is a geological formation consisting of loose rock particles along the shoreline of a body of water. Beach, Beaches or beaching may also refer to: ==In literature== ==In film== ==People== ==Places== ==Other== ...
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Beach

A beach is a landform along the shoreline of an ocean, sea, lake, or river. It usually consists of loose particles, which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobblestones. The particles comprising a beach are occasionally biological in origin, such as mollusc shells or coralline algae. Some beaches have man-made ...
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Beach

a geological landform along the shoreline of a body of water, consisting of loose particles composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobble, or of shell fragments or coralline algae fragments.
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beach

The part of a coast that is washed by waves or tides, which cover it with sediments of various sizes and composition, such as sand or pebbles.
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beach

Temporary accumulations of sediments that collect between low and high tide marks.
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Beach

A deposit of wave-washed sediment along a coast between the landward limit of wave action and the outermost breakers.
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Beach

Any sand-filled hazard
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