Part of speech:
The area of accumulated sand, stone, or gravel deposited along a shore by the action of waves and tides. Beaches usually slope gently toward the body of water they border and have a concave shape. They extend landward from the low water line to the point where there is a distinct change in material (as in a line of vegetation) or in land features (as in a cliff).
A thoroughfare in west-central London, England, running parallel to the northern bank of the Thames River and eastward from Trafalgar Square in the West End to the City of London. Among its well-known fixtures is the Savoy Hotel.
To prop is to position something in a way that it can provide support, or to lean an object up against something else so it stays close to upright.
An area, as a beach, covered with this
Sand is defined as small, loose, gritty particles of rock, or an area with these small particles.
The topmost edge of a cup, glass, bowl, etc.
The upper edge of a steep or vertical slope:
The definition of a border is an edge or dividing line.
The lateral edge of a river.
The seaward-sloping area of a shore that lies between the average high tide mark and the average low tide mark.
A shore toward which the wind blows and toward which a ship is likely to be driven.
Land bordering a body of water; a bank or shore.
To buoy up or hearten:
To prepare or position so as to be ready for impact or danger:
To sail near or along a coast, esp. from port to port
To support from sinking; to sustain with strength; to satisfy in part or for the time.
To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
To discourage is defined as to try to get someone not to do something.
To bring or reduce to ruin
To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion:
A support used by an injured or disabled person, often in pairs, as an aid to walking, having a vertical shaft that is sometimes forked, a horizontal grip for the hand, and a crosspiece that is positioned under the armpit or a cuff that wraps around the forearm.
A supporting structure or foundation, esp. one placed beneath a wall
A system of shores used for support
support by placing against something solid or rigid
arrive on shore
A sloped side of a river acting as a barrier between the water and level ground to either side.
A customer's equity if his or her account is closed at the prevailing prices
1597, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, I.iii
- Bank applies to rising or steep land at the edge of a stream or river
- Strand is a poetic word for shore or beach
- Beach applies to a level stretch of sandy or pebbly seashore or lake shore, usually one that is washed by high water
- Coast applies only to land along the sea
- Shore is the general word applied to an edge of land directly bordering on the sea, a lake, a river, etc.
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