headland

A cliff that projects out from a coast into deep water.
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Headland

A headland is a coastal landform, a point of land usually high and often with a sheer drop, that extends out into a body of water. The word is often used as a synonym for promontory; a headland of considerable size often being called a cape. A headland is often referred to simply as a head; either in context or in names such as Beachy Head or Koko...
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Headland

• (n.) A ridge or strip of unplowed at the ends of furrows, or near a fence. • (n.) A cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting into the sea or other expanse of water.
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Headland

[agriculture] A Headland, in agriculture, is the area at each end of a planted field. In some areas of the United States, this area is known as the Turnrow. It is used for turning around with farm implements during field operations and is the first area to be harvested to minimize crop damage. The rows run perpendicular to the lay of the fi...
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Headland

Head'land (hĕd'lănd) noun 1. A cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting into the sea or other expanse of water. 'Sow the headland with wheat.' Shak. 2. A ridge or strip of unplowed at the ends of furrows, or near a fence. Tusser.
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Headland

A headland is an area of land that extends out from a coast into water. It is often high and ends in a steep drop, or cliff. A headland is formed when hard rock erodes less quickly than the soft rock around it, leaving behind a chunk of land that sticks out. A large headland is also called a cape. From her boat, the captain could see the sheer clif...
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Headland

A land mass having a considerable ELEVATION. See Figure 13.
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Headland

An extension of land seaward from the general trend of the coast; a promontory, cape, or peninsula.
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headland

Area of land running out into the sea. Headlands are often high points on the coastline, usually with steep cliffs, and may be made of more resistant rock than adjacent bays. Erosion is concentrated on the flanks of headlands due to wave refraction. Good examples include the chalk headland between Handfast Point and Ballard Point near Swanage, Engl...
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headland

cape; point; promontory
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Headland

The area of a field adjacent to a fence or hedge where machinery turns. This is normally cultivated last to avoid compaction in the soil.
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