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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.
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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
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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.
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That portion of a beach extending from the low water (datum) shoreline to the limit of normal high water wave wash.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||foreshore - the part of the seashore between the highwater mark and the low-water mark|
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foreshore[ˈfɔːʃɔːʳ] N → playa f (entre pleamar y bajamar)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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n → Küstenvorland nt; (= beach) → Strand m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
foreshore[ˈfɔːˌʃɔːʳ] n → battigia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995