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Definition: Raised beach
1. Lifted up; showing above the surroundings; as, raised or
embossed metal work.
2. Leavened; made with leaven, or yeast; -- used of bread,
cake, etc., as distinguished from that made with cream of
tartar, soda, etc. See Raise
, v. t., 4.
. See under Beach
(b[=e]ch), n.; pl. Beaches
(-[e^]z). [Cf. Sw.
backe hill, Dan. bakke, Icel. bakki hill, bank. Cf. Bank
1. Pebbles, collectively; shingle.
2. The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the
waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand.
(Zo["o]l.), the common name of many species of
amphipod Crustacea, of the family Orchestid[ae]
on the sea beaches, and leaping like fleas.
(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
, a light open wagon with two or more seats.
, 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.