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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.
QHOW do you remove water tidemarks from a plastic bath?
And yet, despite the frozen toes, the pondweed tickling my tummy, the green tidemarks inside my swimsuit, and the mystery of what lurks beneath, I went back in.
Such tidemarks persist, even when the retina has been surgically re-attached (Figure 6).
My BBQ has got flotation screens on it, Mr Cleggaron, there are tidemarks on my garden fence, and what I thought to be a Mistle Thrush in the back garden, turned out to be a rusty pigeon.
REFLECTION: The work of Colin Palmer Royal Cambrian Academy member Howard Coles, former head of art and design at Hope University, Liverpool, said: "Many of the paintings featured began with a walk along the shore, kicking over the detritus of tidemarks, watching incoming tides filling pools and wind giving form to dunes; storms bring their own chaos and sea mists play hide an seek - and my paintings take form.
Metrosexual males use up all the hot water, leave wet towels lying around and tidemarks round the sink or bath, a study by bodywash brand Skinbliss revealed.
In ``Shoreline'' the creases are tidemarks, with seaweed, flotsam and jetsam represented by strands of coloured thread.
say will offered deal To make matters worse, she had messed up her fake tan so she had tidemarks up the backs of her calves but really brown feet.
This throwaway item of cleaning equipment has been spraytanned, with a series of tidemarks and absences created using stencils of page three girls and sportsmen.