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  1. (noun) The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.
  2. (noun) The sand or pebbles on a shore.
  3. (noun) 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.
  4. (verb-transitive) To run, haul, or bring ashore: beached the rowboat in front of the cabin; hooked a big bluefish but was unable to beach it.
  5. (verb-transitive) To leave stranded or helpless.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. The litter on the main beach is not to be believed. - Redeemable project..
  2. The main beach is Playa Los Muertos with palapa restaurants and bars, water sports, etc. - Puerto Vallarta - What to see and do
  3. 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. - The Beautiful, Soft, Flowing, Modest, Clothing Depicted in the Art of Alfred Emile Leopold Stevens (1823-1906)
  4. 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. - Critical Thinking Exercise: Bad Design
  5. Chilling on the beach is awesome, but don't spend all your time lounging around. - Darya Pino, Ph.D: 9 Tips To Avoid Weight Gain While Vacationing


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