beach

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. shore, coast[line]; strand, sands, shingle. —v. ground, run aground or ashore, strand, hit the beach (inf.). See navigation, land.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The edge of the water]
Syn. shore, strand, shingle, bank; see shore .
2. [A waterside resort]
Syn. shore, seashore, bathing beach, boardwalk, seaside, lakefront, watering place, the sea, the ocean, the lake, the sands, the coast, lido, plage (French), playa (Spanish).
See Synonym Study at shore .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
shore, strand, coast, seaside, littoral.
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arm of land connecting two land masses: isthmus, tombolo
channel, small: rill
cross-current swimming hazard: riptide
debris, cargo washed ashore from lost ship: flotsam and jetsam
embankment or headland: bluff, promontory
harbor-protecting structure extending into water: jetty
ledge or shelf of sand deposited by sea over time: berm
marine vegetation washed ashore: wrack
mineral in beach sand: garnet, feldspar, quartz
narrow arm of land extending into water: spit
pillowlike object, egg-casing of skate: mermaid’s purse
receding tide: ebb tide
ridge of coral or rock skirting shore: barrier reef
ripples in sand left by swash: swashmarks
sand bar connecting two land masses: tombolo
sea spray: spindrift
shells: abalone, baby bonnet, clam, cockle, conch, cone, cowrie, horn, limpet, mussel, nautilus, oyster, periwinkle, razor,scallop, triton, wentletrap
shelter/bathhouse: cabana
small beach between two cliffs: pocket beach
small rock island at head of promontory: stack
waves: plunger, spiller, comber, train, graybeards, eagre, tidal bore
wave’s shallow sweep up beach: swash
see ocean, wave

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