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Beach vs. Strand

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Beachnoun

The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.

Strandnoun

Each of the strings which, twisted together, make up a yarn, rope or cord.

Beachnoun

A horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water.

Strandnoun

A string.

Beachnoun

The loose pebbles of the seashore, especially worn by waves; shingle.

Strandnoun

An individual length of any fine, string-like substance.

‘strand of spaghetti’; ‘strand of hair.’;

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Beachverb

(intransitive) To run aground on a beach.

Strandnoun

(electronics) A group of wires, usually twisted or braided.

Beachverb

(transitive) To run (something) aground on a beach.

Strandnoun

(broadcasting) A series of programmes on a particular theme or linked subject.

Beachverb

(of a vehicle) To run into an obstacle or rough or soft ground, so that the floor of the vehicle rests on the ground and the wheels cannot gain traction.

Strandnoun

(figurative) An element in a composite whole; a sequence of linked events or facts; a logical thread.

‘strand of truth’;

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Beachnoun

Pebbles, collectively; shingle.

Strandnoun

(genetics) A nucleotide chain.

Beachnoun

The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand.

Strandverb

(transitive) To break a strand of (a rope).

Beachverb

To run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand; as, to beach a ship.

Strandverb

(transitive) To form by uniting strands.

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Beachnoun

an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake

Strandnoun

One of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, etc., of which a rope is composed.

Beachverb

land on a beach;

‘the ship beached near the port’;

Strandnoun

The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river.

Beachnoun

a pebbly or sandy shore, especially by the sea between high- and low-water marks

‘fabulous sandy beaches’;

Strandverb

To break a strand of (a rope).

Beachverb

run or haul up (a boat or ship) on to a beach

‘at the water's edge a rowing boat was beached’;

Strandverb

To drive on a strand; hence, to run aground; as, to strand a ship.

Beachverb

(of an angler) land (a fish) on a beach

‘he managed to beach a fine trout’;

Strandverb

To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground; as, the ship stranded at high water.

Beachverb

(of a whale or similar animal) become stranded out of the water

‘we don't know what causes whales to beach’;

Strandnoun

a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole;

‘he tried to pick up the strands of his former life’; ‘I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously’;

Beachverb

leave (someone) at a loss

‘competitive procurement seems to have beached several firms’;

Strandnoun

line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

Beach

A beach is a landform alongside a body of water which consists of loose particles. The particles composing a beach are typically made from rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, etc., or biological sources, such as mollusc shells or coralline algae.

Strandnoun

a necklace made by a stringing objects together;

‘a string of beads’; ‘a strand of pearls’;

Strandnoun

a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

Strandnoun

a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)

Strandnoun

a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels

Strandverb

leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue;

‘the travellers were marooned’;

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