What does beach mean?

Definitions for beach
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beach(verb)

    an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake

  2. beach(verb)

    land on a beach

    "the ship beached near the port"

Wiktionary

  1. beach(Noun)

    The loose pebbles of the seashore, especially worn by waves; shingle.

  2. beach(Noun)

    That part of the shore of the sea or of a lake which is washed by the tide and waves; the strand.

  3. beach(Noun)

    A horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water.

  4. beach(Noun)

    A carefree time, something easy and relaxing.

    Life's a beach!

  5. beach(Verb)

    To run (something) aground on a beach.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beach(noun)

    pebbles, collectively; shingle

  2. Beach(noun)

    the shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand

  3. Beach(verb)

    to run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand; as, to beach a ship

Freebase

  1. Beach

    A beach is a landform along the shoreline of an ocean, sea, lake, or river. It usually consists of loose particles, which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobblestones. The particles comprising the beach are occasionally biological in origin, such as mollusc shells or coralline algae. Wild beaches are beaches that do not have lifeguards or trappings of modernity nearby, such as resorts, camps, and hotels. They are sometimes called undeclared, undeveloped, or undiscovered beaches. Wild beaches can be valued for their untouched beauty and preserved nature. They are most commonly found in less developed areas including, for example, parts of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia, but they are also found in developed nations such as Australia and New Zealand. Beaches typically occur in areas along the coast where wave or current action deposits and reworks sediments.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beach

    bēch, n. the shore of the sea or of a lake, esp. when sandy or pebbly: the strand.—v.t. to haul a boat up on the beach.—n. Beach′-comb′er, a long rolling wave: a drunken loafer about the wharfs in Pacific seaports: a settler on a Pacific island who maintains himself by pearl-fishery, and often by less reputable means.—adjs. Beached, having a beach, driven on a beach; Beach′y, pebbly. [Orig. a prov. Eng. word for shingle. The derivation from Ice. bakki, bank, is untenable.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. beach

    1. The area extending from the shoreline inland to a marked change in physiographic form or material, or to the line of permanent vegetation (coastline). 2. In amphibious operations, that portion of the shoreline designated for landing of a tactical organization.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. BEACH

    A strip of sand, skirted by water; covered with lady-killers in summer, life-savers in winter, and used as a haven--or heaven--for Smacks the year around.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. beach

    A littoral margin, or line of coast along the sea-shore, composed of sand, gravel, shingle, broken shells, or a mixture of them all: any gently sloping part of the coast alternately dry and covered by the tide. The same as strand.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beach' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2689

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beach' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3473

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beach' in Nouns Frequency: #961

How to pronounce beach?

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How to say beach in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beach in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beach in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of beach in a Sentence

  1. Leslie McDonald:

    It’s like a day at the beach.

  2. Lenny Bruce:

    Miami Beach is where neon goes to die.

  3. China Beach:

    Don't have any China Beach in Vietnam !

  4. Leader Pelosi at 11:45:

    This is not a day at the beach, this is politics.

  5. Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh:

    One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.

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