tree line
noun Date: 1893 timberline

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tree line — n [singular] the ↑timberline …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tree line — tree′ line n. ecl geo timberline …   From formal English to slang

  • tree line — ☆ tree line n. TIMBERLINE …   English World dictionary

  • Tree line — The tree line or timberline is the edge of the habitat at which trees are capable of growing. Beyond the tree line, they are unable to grow because of inappropriate environmental conditions (usually cold temperatures, insufficient air pressure,… …   Wikipedia

  • tree line — noun line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudes • Syn: ↑timber line, ↑timberline • Hypernyms: ↑line * * * noun : timberline * * * timberline. * * * tree line …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree line — /ˈtri laɪn/ (say tree luyn) noun → timber line …   Australian English dictionary

  • tree line — timberline. * * * …   Universalium

  • tree line — noun A division in altitude above which trees tend not to grow on mountains …   Wiktionary

  • tree-line — noun the edge of the habitat at which trees are capable of growing; the timberline …   Wiktionary

  • tree line — timberline, altitude above which plants and trees cannot grow …   English contemporary dictionary

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