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 periodicals archive ?
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.
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Prestigious Blue Flags will be flying high over the coastline at Tynemouth Longsands (south), King Edward's Bay and Whitley Bay (south).
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He explained how the length of a coastline increases the smaller the ruler used for measuring.
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Over 40 activities are being organised by the Durham Heritage Coastline organisation, including a wide variety of themed guided walks, boat trips, kayaking, a half marathon, rock pool rambles, mini beast hunts, and a barn dance.
Different parts of the Emirate's coastline expanded by 6%.
AN area of the coastline the size of Manchester has become built up in the past 50 years, a mapping project across England, Wales and Northern Ireland has shown.
The Trust has acquired land as the latest acquisition in a 50-year Neptune Coastline Campaign to protect special seaside areas.