strandline
noun Date: 1903 shoreline; especially a shoreline above the present water level

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  • strandline — [strand′līn΄] n. a shoreline, esp. a former one from which the water has receded: often written strand line * * * strand line also strand·line (străndʹlīn ) n. A shoreline, especially one marking an earlier and higher water level. * * * …   Universalium

  • strandline — [strand′līn΄] n. a shoreline, esp. a former one from which the water has receded: often written strand line …   English World dictionary

  • strandline —     a) The shoreline, especially a former (relict) shoreline now elevated above the present water level, that commonly appears as a bench or line wrapping around the landscape at a common elevation.    SW.     b) A beach, especially one raised… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • strandline — /ˈstrændlaɪn/ (say strandluyn) noun a shoreline, especially one from which the sea or a lake has receded. {strand1 + line1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • strandline — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : shoreline, beach; often : a shoreline above the present water level …   Useful english dictionary

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  • List of plant communities in the British National Vegetation Classification — The following is the list of the 286 plant communities which comprise the British National Vegetation Classification (NVC). These are grouped by major habitat category, as used in the five volumes of British Plant Communities , the standard work… …   Wikipedia

  • British National Vegetation Classification — NOTOC : For the U.S. national vegetation classification, see United States National Vegetation Classification Standard.The British National Vegetation Classification or NVC is a system of classifying natural habitat types in Britain according to… …   Wikipedia

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  • British NVC community SD2 — NVC community SD2 ( Honkenya peploides Cakile maritima strandline community) is one of two strandline community in the British National Vegetation Classification system.It is a fairly widely distributed community. There are no… …   Wikipedia

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