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Shoreline   /ʃˈɔrlˌaɪn/   Listen
Shoreline

noun
1.
A boundary line between land and water.






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"Shoreline" Quotes from Famous Books



... down below the dam, outa sight. We saw it. And when we came up, careful, we spotted three guys hidin' out behind the rocks yonder. They look to me like they're waiting for somebody to go strolling back from the shoreline, so's—uh—maybe folks out at the powerhouse can't see 'em. That'd ...
— Space Platform • Murray Leinster

... above the ordinary din of the Indian village, rose the hoarse shouting of men. Wildenai lifted her eyes,—eyes that widened first with wonder, then with fear. For there, far down the shoreline to the south, her sails gleaming white against the walls of rock behind her as she rounded a distant point, a ship came slowly into view. With wildly beating heart the young girl watched the vessel tack to clear the long curve of the coast. ...
— Their Mariposa Legend • Charlotte Herr

... debris. On the eastern margin of Lake Tahoe, the water, close along the shore, is comparatively shallow, the shore rocky, and along the shore-line, above and below the water, are scattered great bowlders, probably dropped by the main glacier. But on the west margin of the Lake the shoreline is composed wholly of moraine matter, the water very deep close to shore, and the bottom composed of precisely similar moraine matter. In rowing along the shore, I found that the exquisite ultramarine blue of the deep water extends to within 100 to 150 feet of the shore-line. At this ...
— The Lake of the Sky • George Wharton James



Words linked to "Shoreline" :   boundary, bound, shore, bounds



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