What does beach mean?

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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.

Editors Contribution

  1. beach

    An area of land along the shore of a bay, sea or form of body of water.

    They love to go to the beach together for romantic walks.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 26, 2019  

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

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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. Elliot Sudal:

    It’s the biggest thing you could possibly catch off the beach, i mean, these things are strong. They are good fighters, you’ve got big reels, big hooks … it’s exciting.

  2. Benjamin Brafman:

    We're not just going to be sitting on a beach waiting for the June trial date.

  3. Stephanie March:

    But then he travelled to appear at Miami’s South Beach Wine Food Festival in February with a group of assistants, including Tirrell. This devastated March.

  4. Lifeguard Battalion Chief Brian O'Rourke:

    We are expecting crowds of up to 30 or 40 thousand in the city of Newport Beach at the beach, people are coming from everywhere.

  5. Kolbrn Reykfjr Gylfadttir:

    TEXAS GRANDMOTHER RESCUED AFTER POSING ON ICEBERG THRONE THAT DRIFTED OUT TO SEA DURING ICELAND VACATION In Iceland, the iconic Reynisfjara Beach has been the site where several tourists have died over the past decade due to the waves, with many close calls also being reported. Around the same time of the incident caught on video, another tourist was injured when he was also knocked over by a wave and nearly dragged out to sea, Icelandic news site Visir reported. A warning sign at Reynisfjara Beach in Iceland as seen in October 2018. ( Travis Fedschun/Fox News) The entrance to the beach area does feature warning signs that highlight the risk, but officials said the two incidents have prompted a safety review of the tourist site. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP At a meeting on Friday, government officials introduced measures to improve safety at the beach that could allow police to close the site for five to seven days from November till March every year due to weather conditions, Icelandic news outlet Morgunblai reported. A group of tourists in Iceland were left scampering to safety when a large chunk of a nearby glacier suddenly collapsed into the sea, producing a gigantic wave that caught the adventurers by surprise. Another project in the works is a wave forecast system for the beach with a connected warning system to inform tourists who plan on traveling to the site. The project would also include a mast on the beach with a light that would flash a warning at times of danger, according to the Iceland Review. Icelandic Minister of Tourism, Industry and Innovation rds Kolbrn Reykfjr Gylfadttir has said the recent incidents prove why a risk evaluation of the area is necessary. Its unacceptable that theres a risk of a massive accident in one of the most popular tourist locations in the country, without the necessary arrangements in place, certain improvements have been made, but the responsibility for the case is complicated as well as the fact that travelers often ignore warnings, putting themselves at great risk.

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