Seamark
Seamark Sea"mark`, n. Any elevated object on land which serves as a guide to mariners; a beacon; a landmark visible from the sea, as a hill, a tree, a steeple, or the like. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • seamark — [sē′märk΄] n. 1. a line marking the limit of the tide 2. any prominent object on shore, as a lighthouse, serving as a guide for ships …   English World dictionary

  • Seamark — This rare and interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is from a topographical name for someone who lived at the boundary or limit of the flow of the sea. The name is derived from the Old English pre 7th Century sae , sea, lake, similar… …   Surnames reference

  • seamark — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English see marke 1. : a line on a coast marking the tidal limit; specifically : full seamark 2. : an elevated object discernible at or from sea and serving to guide or warn mariners …   Useful english dictionary

  • seamark — noun Date: 15th century 1. a line on a coast marking the tidal limit 2. an elevated object serving as a beacon to mariners …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seamark — /see mahrk /, n. a conspicuous object on land, visible from the sea, serving to guide or warn mariners, as a beacon. [1475 85; SEA + MARK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • seamark — noun A beacon, buoy, etc. placed in the sea to aid navigation …   Wiktionary

  • seamark — n. lighthouse or beacon located on land which serves as a guide to sea travelers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seamark — noun a conspicuous object distinguishable at sea, serving to aid navigation …   English new terms dictionary

  • seamark — sea•mark [[t]ˈsiˌmɑrk[/t]] n. naut. navig. a conspicuous object on land, visible from the sea, serving to guide or warn mariners, as a beacon • Etymology: 1475–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • seamark — /ˈsimak/ (say seemahk) noun a conspicuous object on land, visible from the sea, serving as a guide, warning of danger, etc., to ships. {sea + mark1} …   Australian English dictionary

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