coastline


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coast·line

 (kōst′līn′)
n.
The shape, outline, or boundary of a coast.

coastline

(ˈkəʊstˌlaɪn)
n
(Physical Geography) the outline of a coast, esp when seen from the sea, or the land adjacent to it

coast•line

(ˈkoʊstˌlaɪn)

n.
1. the outline or contour of a coast; shoreline.
2. the land and water lying adjacent to a shoreline.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coastline - the outline of a coastcoastline - the outline of a coast    
lineation, outline - the line that appears to bound an object
Translations

coastline

[ˈkəʊstlaɪn] Nlitoral m

coastline

[ˈkəʊstlaɪn] ncôte f, littoral m

coastline

[ˈkəʊstˌlaɪn] nlitorale m, linea costiera
References in classic literature ?
Beginning with a raid on two steamship companies, it developed into a pitched battle with a city, a state, and a continental coastline.
I had seen a distant headland past the extreme edge of the promontory, and as we looked we could see grow the intervening coastline of what was evidently a deep cove.
As close in as we dared cruise, we found fathomless depths, and always the same undented coastline of bald cliffs.
But to blockade and watch a coastline is one thing, to blockade and watch the whole surface of a country is another, and cruisers and privateers are things that take long to make, that cannot be packed up and hidden and carried unostentatiously from point to point.
I hope the government sends a clear message to people who own establishments or residences along the coastline to leave some public access.
Conservationists are protesting over yet another intervention on a beach by the municipality in Paralimni, which appears to have undertaken gentrification of the area's coastline.
Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), member of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, today led a bipartisan push to provide funding for the Great Lakes Coastline Resiliency Study, a critical strategy to protect coastlines across the state, in the fiscal year 2019 budget.
NNA - Saturday's weather is expected to be partly cloudy to cloudy, with a limited rise in temperature degrees along the coastline, according to the Beirut airport-based meteorology department.
Prestigious Blue Flags will be flying high over the coastline at Tynemouth Longsands (south), King Edward's Bay and Whitley Bay (south).
The remaining fifty are regional charts, among them a series of twelve charts that show an almost continuous coastline that defines a land mass that extends from the South Pole to the Indonesian archipelago (Fig.
He explained how the length of a coastline increases the smaller the ruler used for measuring.
BRITAIN'S coastline is facing one of its biggest-ever breaches of borders as an unprecedented number of small boats and dinghies smuggle in migrants, a top union official has warned.