[ US /ˈæɫˌpaɪn/ ]
[ UK /ˈælpa‍ɪn/ ]
  1. relating to or characteristic of alps
    alpine sports
  2. living or growing above the timber line
    alpine flowers
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How To Use alpine In A Sentence

  • While the alpine end of the sport needs only cold weather to produce skiable terrain, cross-country must have snow.
  • As many as 30 different species grow, among them Alpine bartsia Bartsia alpina, Alpine bistort Polygonum viviparum, Unalaska fleabane Erigeron humilis and thick-leaved whitlow grass Draba crassifolia. Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland
  • Slogging up the alpine tracks, another decision was made. Times, Sunday Times
  • Each has some sensational skiing and boarding, and can easily be reached from an Alpine airport.
  • In dunnocks, females may use song to compete for males, and in the alpine accentor, females attract males by song.
  • The hikers start in tropical rainforest territory and travel through moorlands, alpine meadows and glaciers on the summit.
  • He was allowed to remain temporarily in the Alpine country after filing an appeal against the decision.
  • Inconsistencies and nonparallelisms abound: cisatlantic is in but not cisalpine; tramontane but not cismontane; poikilothermal but not homoiothermal. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol 1 No 2
  • It is a still a point of hot debate with skiers as to whether Les Arcs is a work of architectural genius, or simply a hideous alpine eyesore.
  • An increasing amount of forests along ridgetops in the front ranges of the Canadian Rocky Mountains is reducing the ability of some alpine butterflies to disperse among patches of suitable habitat.
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