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 ?
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Estate also own around 100,000 acres of agricultural land, the 23,000-hectare Glenlivet Estate around Tomintoul and half the foreshore and almost all of the seabed out to a 12-mile limit.
Cape Town's foreshore is one of the most unfortunate in the world, cut off from the city centre by a motorway and the doltish '60s towers of the Central Business District.
The funding will help deliver projects including foreshore restoration and riverbank erosion, reduction of nutrient inflows, native waterbird conservation, native fish habitat protection and restocking of native recreational fish species.
30am on April 26 * The Conwy Estuary foreshore at 10am on April 26 * Foryd Bay Foreshore at 9am on April 26 * Newry & Breakwater Park, Holyhead at 10am on April 28 Clean Coast Week 2016 follows the success of last year's campaign which was also sponsored by McDonald's.
Three miles of foreshore in South Wales, between Newport and Cardiff, could be yours - if you've got a spare PS25,000 to spend.