tidemark


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tide·mark

 (tīd′märk′)
n.
1. A line or mark on a shore indicating the highest or lowest level reached by the tide.
2. A trace or indication of past activity: "Just along the highway into town is the last tidemark of the Nazi advance, a brutal tangle of brown sculpture" (Regina Nadelson).

tidemark

(ˈtaɪdˌmɑːk)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a mark left by the highest or lowest point of a tide
2. (Physical Geography) a marker indicating the highest or lowest point reached by a tide
3. chiefly Brit a mark showing a level reached by a liquid: a tidemark on the bath.
4. informal chiefly Brit a dirty mark on the skin, indicating the extent to which someone has washed

tide•mark

(ˈtaɪdˌmɑrk)

n.
1. the point reached or risen above: the tidemark of our prosperity.
2. a mark left by the highest or lowest point of a tide.
3. a mark indicating such a point.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tidemark - indicator consisting of a line at the highwater or low-water limits of the tides
indicator - a device for showing the operating condition of some system
Translations

tidemark

[ˈtaɪdmɑːk] N
1. (= tideline) → línea f de la marea alta
2. (hum) (in bath, on neck) → cerco m (de suciedad)

tidemark

[ˈtaɪdˌmɑːk] nlinea di marea
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For, now, the last of the fleet of ships was round the last low point we had headed; and the last green barge, straw-laden, with a brown sail, had followed; and some ballast-lighters, shaped like a child's first rude imitation of a boat, lay low in the mud; and a little squat shoal-lighthouse on open piles, stood crippled in the mud on stilts and crutches; and slimy stakes stuck out of the mud, and slimy stones stuck out of the mud, and red landmarks and tidemarks stuck out of the mud, and an old landing-stage and an old roofless building slipped into the mud, and all about us was stagnation and mud.
Take care to blend in well because Milla's look is very natural and a foundation tidemark will kill that effect stone dead.
Cumani proved the trainer to follow in this race during the 1990s-when Tidemark, Ridaiyma and Vicious Circle all won for him-and the sponsors signalled their respect for his record by making Seek a 7-1 chance to follow up his win at York's Ebor meeting.
Martine's dewy skin is achieved using Mac Satin Foundation which, like all foundation, must be carefully blended to avoid the jawline tidemark.
Blended well and gave a natural sun-kissed effect rather than a scary orange face with a tidemark.
And it won't give you a nasty visible tidemark either.
91 000113 Tidemark 4 8-10 91 10-1 L Cumani L Dettori 3rd Ebor (1m6f)
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