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
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The group will then travel outside the tourist center to the intertidal area to practice identifying natural phenomenon firsthand, and help clear the area of trash.
6 m above the lowest astronomical tide) from the intertidal area of Pelluco Beach, Puerto Montt.
It is revealed that this oil slick is not widely spread in seaward direction and is restricted to intertidal area.
Moreover, the island, located in a coastal area with a high primary production of resources (Bode & Varela 1998), has a large intertidal area which provides very diverse and rich fauna, a feature that may also promote the coexistence of mink and otters (Melquist et al.
Finally, Ushuaia (U, 54[degrees]48'S, 68[degrees]18'W), the southernmost intertidal area, was distinguished from other sites by its small tidal amplitude (2 m) and narrow tidal fringe dominated by the mussel Mytilus edulis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Fig.
The use of intertidal area can, therefore, be best understood as a 'dynamic exploitation model' (Van de Kam et al.
Intertidal harvesting at low tide can result in overland flow of water used in the operations, transporting suspended sediments over the exposed intertidal area to the water's edge (Fleece et al.
Open 4,300 square feet of shoreline and intertidal area by removing unused structures.
They live in tropical and subtropical waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans, mainly in the intertidal area between reef and shore, hiding in crevices in rocks and corals.
More than 151,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the subtidal area and an additional 15,800 cubic yards will be excavated or dredged from the shoreline and intertidal area.
Tudge turned over a coral boulder in an intertidal area, saw 50 or so tiny crabs scrambling around, and stuck a dozen or so specimens in a bottle before going on with his work.