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Shore

Meanings and phrases

shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the land along the edge of a body of water
  2. a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support; shoring

shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. arrive on shore; land; set ashore
  2. support by placing against something solid or rigid; prop up; prop; shore up
  3. serve as a shore to

shore bird

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries; shorebird; limicoline bird

shore boulder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a boulder found on a shore remote from its place of origin

shore duty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. naval service at land bases

shore leave

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. leave granted to a sailor or naval officer; liberty
E.g.
  • Herbert allowed his men to engage in drunken binges during shore leave.
  • The USS "Enterprise" arrives for shore leave at the paradisiacal, newly discovered planet of Rubicun III.
  • The area was also the scene of frequent brawls, as in the days before Tanjong Pagar became the port area, European sailors on shore leave would make for Beach Road.

shore patrol

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the military police of the navy

shore pine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares; lodgepole; lodgepole pine; spruce pine; Pinus contorta

shore station

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. military installation servicing naval forces; naval installation

shore up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. support by placing against something solid or rigid; prop up; prop; shore
E.g.
  • Most had added ready-to-wear designs to shore up their businesses.
  • Colonel John Patterson's regiment was dispatched to Quebec to shore up American positions.
  • Neilson was brought on for Barry Hayles to shore up the defence and they recovered to win 2-1.

north shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are some small spruce in a cove on the north shore.
  • The village is located on the north shore of Lac Brochet.
  • Swan Lake State Park is on the north shore.

eastern shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Garda.
  • Mount Michener is situated on the eastern shore.
  • It is located on the eastern shore of Lake Trasimeno.

western shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The on the western shore were developed by N.W.
  • The cabin is adjacent to the western shore of Quartz Lake.
  • The station lies on the western shore of the Pasvikelva river.

southern shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is situated on the southern shore of Loch Etive.
  • The enemies met on the southern shore of Durbe Lake.
  • The canal extended the southern shore into the Red Sea.

south shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is bordered on its south shore by the A89 road.
  • It lies on the south shore of lake Chiemsee.
  • There is a reef protecting the south shore of the island.

northern shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its origin is on the northern shore near Seebruck.
  • It is located on the northern shore of the island.
  • The lake also hosts a small marina on the northern shore.

along the shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Toward the end, all four members walk along the shore.
  • The village is located along the shore of Årsetfjorden.
  • Today, a few fishing sheds remain along the shore of Bottle Cove.

shore batteries

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 14 November and 19 November shore batteries fired on "Hamner", and .
  • The Union ships were escorted by some gunboats and backed by shore batteries.
  • The shore batteries remained confused about the approaching ships, until shells began to fall.

east shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Marshall is located on the east shore of Tomales Bay.
  • Desolation Sound is off the east shore of the island.
  • On the east shore it is gravelly and peaty.

lake shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Located on the lake shore is the "Palazzo dei Capitani".
  • Maccagno is located by the lake shore of the Lake Maggiore, on the east side.
  • There are several other marinas and boat launches scattered along the lake shore.

west shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Now the Ganjule speakers have relocated to the west shore of the Lake.
  • It is located on the west shore of Hood Canal at the mouth of Lilliwaup Creek.
  • Settlements along the west shore of the lake include Sheldrake, Poplar Beach, and Canoga.

shore bombardment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She had been converted in June 1777 into a vessel designed for shore bombardment.
  • The shore bombardment was followed by a second air raid with incendiary bombs on July 19.
  • The Royal Navy immediately designed a class of monitors, designed for shore bombardment, to use the turrets.

near the shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It lives near the shore at depths down to about .
  • It had functioning legs and lived near the shore.
  • The local population near the shore subside on fishing.

off shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The privateers stayed off shore for a number of days.
  • These stations give detailed information about tsunamis while they are still far off shore.
  • Grøtavær Church is located in the village and the Grøtavær islands are located just off shore.

close to shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It inhabits warm, shallow waters close to shore.
  • It frequents shallow waters close to shore, including estuaries.
  • The deepest areas of the lake are, ironically, very close to shore.

off the shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The reduction in upwelling leads to fish kills off the shore of Peru.
  • Divers dive from boats, kayaks, tube floats, or directly off the shore.
  • In 1982, a diver discovered a shipwreck off the shore of Uluburun, Turkey.

opposite shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is located on the north bank of the Bio Bio River across from Santa Juana on the opposite shore.
  • Alexander then marched for three days to the Danube, encountering the Getae tribe on the opposite shore.
  • It is formed of a vast semi-circular basin over 16 km wide and 20 km from its entrance to the opposite shore.
E.g.
  • By 1921, more than 375 ships had been decommissioned and the shore establishment shrank accordingly.
  • She then worked directly for the Ministry of Defence and at the shore establishment HMS "Centurion" until 1976.
  • Nine ships and one shore establishment of the Royal Navy have been named , the first an 8-gun sloop launched in 1749.

shore battery

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She had been lying within 30 yards of a tower and a shore battery of six guns.
  • Lieutenant Yeo led fifty men ashore to attack a shore battery that was firing on the frigate.
  • On 8 December 1863, "Signal" and defended disabled merchant steamer "Henry Von Phul", which had been shelled by a Southern shore battery.

sea shore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 2 km from the sea shore of Bay of Bengal.
  • Thinusa Thinusa is a genus of "sea shore genera" in the beetle family Staphylinidae.
  • Pontomalota Pontomalota is a genus of "sea shore genera" in the beetle family Staphylinidae.
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