beach vs beech

beach beech

Definitions

  • 1) The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.
  • 2) Sussex The loose pebbles of the seashore, especially worn by waves; shingle.
  • 3) Sussex The loose pebbles of the seashore, especially worn by waves; shingle.
  • 4) A horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water.
  • 5) The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.
  • 6) The sand or pebbles on a shore.
  • 7) The zone above the water line at a shore of a body of water, marked by an accumulation of sand, stone, or gravel that has been deposited by the tide or waves.
  • 8) (Bot.) a coarse grass (Ammophila arundinacea), growing on the sandy shores of lakes and seas, which, by its interlaced running rootstocks, binds the sand together, and resists the encroachment of the waves.
  • 9) (Zoöl.) the common name of many species of amphipod Crustacea, of the family Orchestidæ, living on the sea beaches, and leaping like fleas.
  • 10) Pebbles, collectively; shingle.
  • 11) The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) the common name of many species of amphipod Crustacea, of the family Orchestidæ, living on the sea beaches, and leaping like fleas.
  • 13) (Bot.) a coarse grass (Ammophila arundinacea), growing on the sandy shores of lakes and seas, which, by its interlaced running rootstocks, binds the sand together, and resists the encroachment of the waves.
  • 14) an accumulation of water-worn stones, gravel, sand, and other shore deposits, above the present level of wave action, whether actually raised by elevation of the coast, as in Norway, or left by the receding waters, as in many lake and river regions.
  • 15) a light open wagon with two or more seats.
  • 16) an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
  • 17) That part of the shore of the sea or of a lake which is washed by the tide and waves; the strand.
  • 18) The loose pebbles of the seashore; shingle.
  • 19) To run (something) aground on a beach.
  • 20) land on a beach
  • 21) Tolanduponabeach.
  • 22) To run or haul up (a ship or boat) on the beach.
  • 23) To land upon a beach.
  • 24) To run or be hauled ashore.
  • 25) To run, haul, or bring ashore.
  • 26) To be stranded on a beach. Used of sea animals.
  • 27) To cause (a whale or other sea animal) to be unable to swim free from a beach.
  • 28) To run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand.

Definitions

  • 1) The wood of the beech tree.
  • 2) A tree of the genus Fagus having a smooth, light grey trunk, oval, pointed leaves and many branches.
  • 3) Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Fagus having smooth gray bark, alternate simple leaves, and three-sided nuts enclosed in prickly burs, including F. sylvatica of Europe and its many cultivated forms, and F. grandifolia of eastern North America.
  • 4) The wood of any of these trees, used for flooring, containers, plywood, and tool handles.
  • 5) oil expressed from the mast or nuts of the beech tree.
  • 6) (Zoöl.) the stone marten of Europe (Mustela foina).
  • 7) (Bot.) A tree of the genus Fagus.
  • 8) (Bot.) A tree of the genus Fagus.
  • 9) (Zoöl.) the stone marten of Europe (Mustela foina).
  • 10) (Bot.) a parasitic plant which grows on the roots of beeches (Epiphegus Americana).
  • 11) (Bot.) a parasitic plant which grows on the roots of beeches (Epiphegus Americana).
  • 12) the nuts of the beech, esp. as they lie under the trees, in autumn.
  • 13) a variety of the European beech with copper-colored, shining leaves.
  • 14) wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles
  • 15) any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions
  • 16) Any one of several trees of different genera having a real or fancied resemblance to the true beeches; especially, Cryptocarya glaucescens, of the laurel family. Also called she-beech and black beech.
  • 17) Obsolete spelling of beach.
  • 18) A tree of the genus Fagus, natural order Cupuliferœ.

Examples

  • 1) Living by the beach is just perfect.
  • 2) And she showed how as she shot beach volleyball scenes for her new movie.
  • 3) Players can drive anything from supercars to trucks through terrain that includes stunning sandy beaches and lush green jungle.
  • 4) Right along beach or coast road.
  • 5) It has beautiful gardens and beaches and you can dine outdoors overlooking the shore as the sun sets into the the sea.
  • 6) Wonderful woodland walks, three beautiful beaches a short drive away and pretty fishing ports to explore.
  • 7) It has a shingle beach.
  • 8) The beach is beautiful with soft white sands but suffers from a high quantity of seaweed.
  • 9) The hotel is right on the beach and close to a coral reef ideal for divers.
  • 10) There are also two sheltered shingle beaches and a small tidal island which can be climbed.
  • 11) That includes splashing out on three deckchairs with matching beach huts for the patio.
  • 12) The peninsula is renowned for its sand beaches and abundant wildlife.
  • 13) The sea and beaches are just as beautiful.
  • 14) The weather is warm most of the year and the white sandy beaches are vast.
  • 15) Our beautiful beach getaway required no nightmare plane journey or ash disaster.
  • 16) Our hotel was right beside the beach.
  • 17) Except that there used to be a row of beach huts blocking the view.
  • 18) Are there any game reserves and safari lodges within driving distance of a decent beach area and lodge?
  • 19) The sand on some beaches is far better for building the perfect castle than it is on others.
  • 20) There are some spectacular beaches and the sea is a deep blue that calls to me to bathe.
  • 21) Has a narrow strip of sandy beach as well as rocky areas with coves of shingle or sand beaches.
  • 22) She takes them to school with her and they go for runs on the beach and around the family farm.
  • 23) Specifically the volleyball on the beach.
  • 24) In that particular case the surfer had entered very dangerous sea conditions from an area of the beach not patrolled by lifeguards.
  • 25) Tell them you've gone for a run on the beach.
  • 26) If you target one small section, people will find another patch of beach and more boats to launch.
  • 27) I can't lie on a beach.
  • 28) The litter on the main beach is not to be believed.
  • 29) The main beach is Playa Los Muertos with palapa restaurants and bars, water sports, etc.
  • 30) Chilling on the beach is awesome, but don't spend all your time lounging around.
  • 31) Considering Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer, including the deadly malignant melanoma, in the world, one would think that covering up on the beach is a matter of common sense and health necessity.
  • 32) Even a pebble you pick up off the beach is a 'good design' if the intention was to produce an object that would precisely fill a hole of the same shape.
  • 33) ‘Perhaps because of their preference for rocky shores, marine otters have never been found along the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Patagonian coasts.’
  • 34) ‘Lazy summer days are made to be spent on the gravel flats and sandy beaches along Northern California's Russian River.’
  • 35) ‘On the beach at Sandy Hook on the New Jersey shore one October there were hundreds of us assembled in the predawn hours, fishing for striped bass.’
  • 36) ‘Souyia proved another low-key mix of tavernas and bars fronting a pebbly beach.’
  • 37) ‘The long sandy beaches of Spain's north coast are lashed by Atlantic surf and hemmed by rolling green hills.’
  • 38) ‘I want to walk along a tropical beach at sunset or ramble through a ruined temple at sunrise.’
  • 39) ‘We did try and glimpse it through the launderette windows, but unfortunately we'd spent too long walking along the pebbly beach, and it was closed.’
  • 40) ‘On the Comoros beaches, there are no buildings, no people, no development, no tourism.’
  • 41) ‘This puffin seemed immune to the wind, as it contemplated the black sand beaches below, and completely ignored us.’
  • 42) ‘Our adventure recon to Madagascar turns up virgin rivers, ivory beaches, and limitless possibilities.’
  • 43) ‘Back in the early 1980s I spent some time on that beach in Theodosia.’
  • 44) ‘Every so often I notice a fireworks display off in the distance; sometimes near the East River, sometimes near the Brooklyn beaches.’
  • 45) ‘Transfers between islands are by motorized canoes piloted by native guides; most nights are spent camping on empty sand beaches.’
  • 46) ‘Miles of hiking trails lead to lookouts and empty ivory beaches.’
  • 47) ‘Flying into Puerto Plata on the north coast, you immediately see that the country has more to offer than beaches.’
  • 48) ‘As often as I can, I visit the Hatteras Island beaches and face east to whitecaps and scudding clouds.’
  • 49) ‘The big, big, wide sands of Blackpool beach have been awarded a blue flag by the important people in charge of Britain's beaches.’
  • 50) ‘On clean surf beaches, also look for deeper gullies that tend to run parallel with the shore.’
  • 51) ‘This can be key if you're fishing shallow water on the East Coast beaches.’
  • 52) ‘The centreboards make it possible to beach the boats, trailer them and get them into very shallow water.’
  • 53) ‘When the ship was beached, the crew disappeared into the night.’
  • 54) ‘As the story goes, it was in May 1880 that five young yachtsmen beached their boat at Horseshoe Harbor in Larchmont, New York.’
  • 55) ‘Once, he even directed the helmsman to beach the boat, right into the teeth of an ambush, and pursued our attackers on foot, into the jungle.’
  • 56) ‘With their boat desperately in need of repair, the crew had beached the vessel, awaiting the return of assistance from Spain.’
  • 57) ‘The marines' assault echelon had three hours to offload before tidefall threatened to beach their ships.’
  • 58) ‘Fishermen from the Cinque Ports claimed a long-standing right to beach their boats and to dry their nets there.’
  • 59) ‘The travelers reached a bed of sand, which beached their little boat.’
  • 60) ‘In 1770 the ship grounded on the Great Barrier Reef, and after frantic efforts to save the ship, it was beached and repaired over the course of several weeks before resuming her voyage.’
  • 61) ‘The boat was beached in shallow waters without further incident.’
  • 62) ‘Fishing boats were beached in rows near the pavement; copper-colored fishermen dried their nets on the sand and rested in the shade of their craft.’
  • 63) ‘The decision to beach the vessel was a hurried and ill-considered over-reaction, with significant consequences in terms of damage.’
  • 64) ‘The men quickly made for it, before the fog closed in again, and beached the lead raft, pulling the others quickly in.’
  • 65) ‘They had beached the raft and made their way on foot across a series of barren plains.’
  • 66) ‘We beach the raft and pull out our cameras as raft number two begins its run through the 400 metres of white water.’
  • 67) ‘The lagoon was a shelter from the weather as the ships could be beached high up on the land at high tide.’
  • 68) ‘A rowboat was beached on the gravelly shore and abandoned there.’
  • 69) ‘Dutifully, he beached his skiff, dragged his mast and sails into their shed, and finally crawled off to his shack, to welcome slumber.’
  • 70) ‘Fifty yards off the beach a boat swerves in, cuts its outboard and prepares to beach itself in front of us.’
  • 71) ‘The captain and engineer motored the ship across the harbour, intending to beach her in shallow water.’
  • 72) ‘Shorelines may be indicated by pebbly or sandy beaches, mudflats, rocky cliffs, or reefs.’
  • 73) ‘At last, after some twenty-five minutes, a stunning fish was beached: a fresh-run female steelhead of some fourteen or fifteen pounds.’
  • 74) ‘I was ready to beach the fish on the bar, which now stood clear of all but the biggest waves.’
  • 75) ‘I was very fortunate and beached ten sharks of between about 160 lbs and 290 lbs - all estimated weights by Terence, and he is not generous.’
  • 76) ‘After a cracking scrap of a few minutes I beached a beautiful barred pargo, a sea-bream-like fish with vertical brown bands running down the flanks and a large yellow eye.’
  • 77) ‘With the fish leaping constantly I led it surely but gently upstream onto the shallow riffle in order to beach it.’
  • 78) ‘This turned out to be a sort of latticework-patterned grouper thing of about three pounds, which I beached, not being sure whether it would bite me if it had the opportunity, impale me on a spine, or spit in my eye.’
  • 79) ‘The frantic battle against the clock began when locals noticed a pod of whales beached on Aughacasla Strand, on the Dingle Peninsula, at around 10 am.’
  • 80) ‘Giant whale vertebrae lie beached and bleached on the shore like prehistoric, bone propellers.’
  • 81) ‘At the time 14 beaked whales became beached on the same day that U.S. Navy destroyers where engaged in a sonar exercise.’
  • 82) ‘The whales had beached near the Dolphin Bay boat ramp and another larger pod had come ashore near a caravan park on Mandalay beach, four kilometres west of Busselton.’
  • 83) ‘George Tifi looks at a Minke whale calf that beached on Tuesday and was buried at Nyara yesterday.’
  • 84) ‘Fishermen found a 50-foot, 50-ton sperm whale beached on the coast of Taiwan last Saturday.’
  • 85) ‘Rescue workers were forced to call off attempts to rescue a 15-ton whale beached off the Lincolnshire coast last night - but vowed to return this morning.’
  • 86) ‘Sights like this, a whale beached off Cairns, found with six square metres of plastic in its body cavity, have caused outrage at the killing capacity of the plastic bag.’
  • 87) ‘To the critics of his approach, Mr Kennedy is in the habit of retelling an involved Scottish anecdote about a whale getting itself beached.’
  • 88) ‘Three pilot whales beached on St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas, coincident with Navy maneuvers.’
  • 89) ‘The whale, now beached, was immediately photographed for the nightly news.’
  • 90) ‘In 2000 17 whales from three species beached themselves in the Bahamas after Navy ships conducted mid-range sonar exercises.’
  • 91) ‘Researchers there found the whales beached and confused, swimming in circles, many bleeding from their ears.’
  • 92) ‘Try as we may, no one has been able to fully explain why whales and dolphins beach themselves in the hundreds each year.’
  • 93) ‘But among the mysteries still attached to whales is why pods of them are routinely discovered beached on our shores.’
  • 94) ‘Visitors to the site where a humpback whale beached itself at the weekend were shocked to discover the mammal had already been put down yesterday.’
  • 95) ‘Sonar initially generated concern when 16 rare and elusive beaked whales beached themselves in the Bahamas after the Navy used a mid-range sonar in March 2000.’
  • 96) ‘In September 2002, a group of beaked whales beached themselves in the Canary Islands.’
  • 97) ‘I saw in the newspaper today where a number of Giant Squid were beached in JaLolla, California.’
  • 98) ‘Also threatened is the mysterious giant squid, unusual numbers of which have been found beached in Spain recently, some with their organs damaged almost beyond recognition.’
  • 99) ‘Besides, if I was going to allow them to beach me, then this could well be my last chance to work at something that had any real meaning to me.’
  • 100) ‘Everyone else sells out quickly, leaving a beached shoal of unsold Barts.’
  • 101) ‘He has certainly beached Smith on the trade union question.’
  • 102) ‘A change in literary fashion left him beached with the wreckage of the realistic novel.’

Examples

  • 1) A squirrel had plummeted about forty feet from an overhanging branch (also beech) and landed within inches of me.
  • 2) It has a walnut seat and solid beech legs.
  • 3) The oak and beech shoe lasts eight weeks while the hoof heals.
  • 4) Under the beech trees in the park.
  • 5) One of the first wild orchids can now be found flowering in oak and beech woods.
  • 6) Some young beech trees have turned purple.
  • 7) Do you want beech trees or some beach relief?
  • 8) The beech woods are acquiring a yellow tint but we shall have to wait for their orange and purple autumn glory.
  • 9) The tall beech trees were dripping on to the sunlit paths and beyond the woodland patches of heather were near to flowering.
  • 10) There will be 400 white roses and hundreds of beech tree branches.
  • 11) They entered forests of oak and beech, following a faltering trail.
  • 12) They like beech woods, but have been found in other woods.
  • 13) Or with him in the beech woods, hearing his stories as we walked.
  • 14) We can't tell an ash from a beech tree.
  • 15) They like tall woods without much vegetation underneath the trees, especially beech woods.
  • 16) A pretty hole with a nice backdrop of beech and oak trees.
  • 17) We moved farther up to the beech woods before striking off uphill, where the ground showed signs of wild boar.
  • 18) The frame is solid beech.
  • 19) A laurel forest now covered the lawn except for a patch kept trimmed by rabbits round the trunk of the beech tree.
  • 20) The original woodland is characterized by large trees of oak, beech, ash and maple.
  • 21) Based on 1950s designs, they come in stained ash and beech.
  • 22) It has a solid beech frame, leather upholstery and stainless-steel legs.
  • 23) The house has two huge weeping beech trees thought to be 250 years old and the oldest of their kind in Ireland.
  • 24) The bluebells have had centuries to take hold here, and spread a thick blanket of blue beneath the mixed oak, ash and beech.
  • 25) The PLUS mills are made in beech wood and come in 3 versions; a white salt, a black peppermill and a multicoloured version that has both the salt and pepper option.
  • 26) The nearest Japanese site is Shirakami-Sanchi in the far north of Honshu which preserves the last virgin Japanese beech forest and the vulnerable Japanese black bear but is not at all comparable in richness of species except for insects.
  • 27) Apparently it comes from “beech” as in beech tree because the Saxons and Germans usually wrote runes on pieces of beechen board.
  • 28) The whole long range of hills was clad in beech woods, and beautiful, turreted castles peeped out here and there.
  • 29) The bark of the beech is clear and smooth, as though nature had intended it for the use to which it has so often been applied by lovers – to carve on it a fair one's name.
  • 30) It's also from a tree word, "bōc", which is similar to the Slavic words for "beech" -- probably the kind of tree most often used as a surface to carve or write words.
  • 31) Young trees are frequently found growing upon these forest ruins; if a giant pine or oak has been levelled by some storm, the mass of matted roots and earth will stand upright for years in the same position into which it was raised by the falling trunk, and occasionally a good-sized hemlock, or pine, or beech, is seen growing from the summit of the mass, which in itself is perhaps ten or twelve feet high.
  • 32) a native porphyritic green stone called beech-bowlder.
  • 33) But a beech is a spindly thing compared to an oak.
  • 34) ‘Suppose you are like me and cannot tell an elm tree from a beech tree.’
  • 35) ‘Nestled amid those trails and orange red maples, oaks, beeches and birches was the Lost River.’
  • 36) ‘Oaks, sycamores and beeches dotted well-tended lawns bordered by tarmacked paths and signposted at every junction.’
  • 37) ‘We would like to buy a piece of forest in White Carpathian Mountains, consisting mainly of spruce, beeches and firs.’
  • 38) ‘It is always sad to lose mature trees, and while we hope to have saved a third, we are replacing the two felled trees with three new beeches.’
  • 39) ‘The sun was breaking through the beeches, making every leaf a light.’
  • 40) ‘Draco leaned his bare back carefully against the rough bark of the beech tree staring up at the moon and the brilliant twinkling stars.’
  • 41) ‘Deep within the forest there was a tree, a beech tree, tall and strong in its prime with a huge girth and limbs as thick as ten men's arms.’
  • 42) ‘Usually the hearths are located at meadows or clearings near cold pure mountain streams or springs under the thick shadows of beeches and oaks.’
  • 43) ‘The house was large, set in 200 acres of virgin forest filled with magnificent beeches and yews, and roamed by many kinds of wildlife, including deer.’
  • 44) ‘The oak tree across the road from my study window is practically bare but the beeches and hazels behind it are still fully leafed in gleaming yellow and the horse chestnut is largely green even now.’
  • 45) ‘Magnolias, elms, and beeches shade the estate.’
  • 46) ‘The woods there are thick, mostly high maples and beeches whose leafy crowns create a canopy overhead.’
  • 47) ‘There she saw a beech tree surrounded by towering, impressive oaks.’
  • 48) ‘By the time Ryan had reached it, Melanie was still struggling to get the low twigs of the beeches to let go of her hair.’
  • 49) ‘After consultation with a resident, a beech tree was successfully pruned to reduce overhang.’
  • 50) ‘Soon after I was judged old enough to accompany the adults on squirrel hunts, my grandfather led me to a huge beech tree on a little branch of the creek.’
  • 51) ‘The road rises to pass through mature beech woods (look out for deer) and descends to meet the river again at Stepping Stones.’
  • 52) ‘A male great spotted wood-pecker has made regular early morning visits to a nearby towering beech.’
  • 53) ‘Framed by birch and beech, the Foss is a beautiful 67 ft waterfall in the trees.’
  • 54) ‘It looks like the leg of a very large beechwood coffee table.’
  • 55) ‘There are 72 in all, with big beechwood bedheads and furniture, white-tiled bathrooms and flowers everywhere (annual bill £34,000).’
  • 56) ‘Now she walked over to that chair and stroked her fingers across the top of its beechwood frame.’
  • 57) ‘Halle threw the files that had been tucked into her hand onto her light beechwood desk, knocking over a pencil holder and its contents in the process.’
  • 58) ‘I sat in the window on a beechwood chair, at a beechwood table, looking out, people watching.’
  • 59) ‘It describes Tenneco's investment in a large beechwood saw mill and manufacturing plant in Romania, of all places, and tied in somewhat with Tenneco's forest products and packaging businesses.’
  • 60) ‘The recently refitted kitchen is large and cosy, with a dark green, four-oven Aga and solid beech worktops.’
  • 61) ‘There is an extensive range of handcrafted solid beech units, a pale worktop with a Franke double sink unit and a white tiled splashback.’
  • 62) ‘Solid hardwood frames and legs, such as mahogany or beech, are the best candidates for an overhaul.’
  • 63) ‘The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of custom-made wooden units, solid beech worktops and a tiled splashback.’
  • 64) ‘The kitchen area is fitted with a range of modern floor and wall units, a stylish blue tiled splash back and solid beech worktops.’
  • 65) ‘The front door opens into a wide hall which, like the receptions rooms leading off it, has solid beech flooring, plain coving and pendant lighting.’
  • 66) ‘The accommodation includes an entrance hall with solid beech flooring and a guest bathroom, as well as a living room with an antique cast iron fireplace.’
  • 67) ‘The standard of fit-out is very high throughout and particularly so in the kitchen, which has solid beech units and black marble worktops.’
  • 68) ‘The property has a spacious entrance hallway with understairs closet and, like much of the house, has solid beech floorboards and ceiling coving.’
  • 69) ‘Both will feature beech timber, laminate flooring in the hall, living room and kitchen.’
  • 70) ‘You can choose from black, dark walnut or natural beech for the legs.’
  • 71) ‘Both of the bedrooms are doubles with cream-coloured walls, beech hardwood floors and built-in wardrobes.’
  • 72) ‘The current fashion for natural light, organic forms and materials like beech perfectly complement the feminised curves of the plastic designs.’
  • 73) ‘It has also been redecorated, with modern beech shelving installed.’
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