tree line


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tree line

or tree·line (trē′līn′)

tree line

n
(Physical Geography) the zone, at high altitudes or high latitudes, beyond which no trees grow. Trees growing between the timberline and the tree line are typically stunted

tim•ber•line

(ˈtɪm bərˌlaɪn)

n.
1. the altitude above sea level at which timber ceases to grow.
2. the arctic or antarctic limit of tree growth.

tree line

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tree line - line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudestree line - line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudes
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Translations
الإرتِفاع الأقْصى للشَّجَرَه
výšková hranice růstu stromů
trægrænse
lombkorona magassága
hranica lesa
ağaç büyüme üst sınırı

tree line

[ˈtriːlaɪn] Nlímite m forestal

tree line

nlimite m della vegetazione ad alto fusto

tree

(triː) noun
the largest kind of plant, with a thick, firm, wooden stem and branches. We have three apple trees growing in our garden.
ˈtreetop noun
the top of a tree. the birds in the treetops.
ˈtree-trunk noun
the trunk of a tree.
ˈtree line noun
the height above which trees cannot grow.
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I saw a deer coming down a tree line headed toward me and immediately saw antlers.
Borders I planted with exotic blooms // then I watched as arson laid a smoky lawn / as far as the tree line.
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Follow the tarmac road veering away from the tree line on your left towards another tree line ahead.
How, driving in whiteout above tree line the summit road washed white blue-white gone to swirling powder, we gasp whirling inside the frosted sigh of the earth.
It was then that I saw them: a dozen or so men dressed in dark green fatigues, pith helmets, and rubber sandals in the tree line on the left side of the road.
Two years ago, Botkin began surveying North America's boreal forests -- the largely coniferous woodlands running from the Arctic tree line down through Canada and dipping into the northern United States.
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I turned and looked and just saw the motion of the last of the tower disappearing between the tree line,'' said police Lt.