the seaward section of a beach exposed to and shaped by the action of waves.
The letter dropped from Roy’s grasp, and he flung himself down on the beach face foremost.
His Big Opportunity Amy Le Feuvre
- Beach flea
any of various small crustaceans, found on beaches, that jump about like fleas. noun another name for the sand hopper
land fronting on a beach. located on or adjacent to a beach: beachfront property. Contemporary Examples Ditto California, the state where he owns a beachfront La Jolla home complete with a $55,000 car elevator. No Home-Field Advantage for Mitt Romney John Avlon June 12, 2012 The beachfront town of Wildwood doesn’t want you shirtless, either. […]
- Beach goldenrod
a composite plant, Solidago sempervirens, of eastern and southern North America, having a thick stem and large, branched, one-sided terminal clusters of yellow flowers, flourishing on sea beaches or salt marshes.
- Beach grass
any of several erect, strongly rooted grasses, especially of the genus Ammophila, common on exposed sandy shores and dunes. Historical Examples The beach grass, I noticed, resembled the buffalo grass of the plains. Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast Samuel Adams Drake The beach grass was rooted everywhere in the hillocks next the […]