foreshore


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fore·shore

 (fôr′shôr′)
n.
1. The area of a shore that lies between the average high tide mark and the average low tide mark.
2. The part of a shore between the water and occupied or cultivated land.

foreshore

(ˈfɔːˌʃɔː)
n
1. (Physical Geography) the part of the shore that lies between the limits for high and low tides
2. (Physical Geography) the part of the shore that lies just above the high-water mark

fore•shore

(ˈfɔrˌʃɔr, ˈfoʊrˌʃoʊr)

n.
1. the land along the edge of a body of water.
2. the part of the shore between the high-water mark and low-water mark.
[1755–65]

foreshore

That portion of a beach extending from the low water (datum) shoreline to the limit of normal high water wave wash.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foreshore - the part of the seashore between the highwater mark and the low-water mark
geological formation, formation - (geology) the geological features of the earth
coast, seacoast, sea-coast, seashore - the shore of a sea or ocean
Translations

foreshore

[ˈfɔːʃɔːʳ] Nplaya f (entre pleamar y bajamar)

foreshore

[ˈfɔːrʃɔːr] nlaisse f de mer

foreshore

nKüstenvorland nt; (= beach)Strand m

foreshore

[ˈfɔːˌʃɔːʳ] nbattigia
References in classic literature ?
The lightless walls seem to spring from the very mud upon which the stranded barges lie; and the narrow lanes coming down to the foreshore resemble the paths of smashed bushes and crumbled earth where big game comes to drink on the banks of tropical streams.
The blaze of the spring season had burst upon Seawood, littering its foreshore with famines and bathing-machines, with nomadic preachers and nigger minstrels, before the two friends saw it again, and long before the storm of pursuit after the strange secret society had died away.
Over the river men were at work with spades and sieves on the sandy foreshore, and on the river was a boat, also diligently employed for some mysterious end.
Poole Harbour was dry, which led her to praise the absence of muddy foreshore at Friedrich Wilhelms Bad, Rugen, where beech-trees hang over the tideless Baltic, and cows may contemplate the brine.
Branksea Island lost its immense foreshores, and became a sombre episode of trees.
It was built originally for a coastguard station and meant to hold a lifeboat, but they found they could never launch the lifeboat when they had it, so the man to whom all the foreshore and most of the land around here belongs - a Mr.
Councillor John Anglin, lead member for regeneration and economy at South Tyneside Council, said: "I'm delighted that work has now begun to help create a more vibrant, attractive area to draw visitors onto the foreshore and improve connectivity between the north and south promenades.
Look at the state of the North Shore beach covered in dirty stones which are coming onto the foreshore - and they are bothered about those lights," she said.
The State Government has reached an agreement with Mobil that will open up the Port Stanvac foreshore to the local community, recreational fishers, divers and visitors within seven years.
THE South Wales Match Team is at the top of the WFSA East Region Shore League table with an aggregate of 56 match points after finishing third in the fifth and penultimate round at Cardiff foreshore with a score of 345 fish points.
Parliament committee on agrarian policy, water, environment and regional development has approved a draft resolution on granting free access to the beach areas across the foreshore of Issyk-Kul during the committee's meeting.
SWANSEA Council has been accused of "vandalism" after it cut down ancient trees on the picturesque foreshore on the approach to Mumbles.