any of various small crustaceans, found on beaches, that jump about like fleas.
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 […]
the area that is the first objective of a military force landing on an enemy shore. a secure initial position that has been gained and can be used for further advancement; foothold: The company has won a beachhead in the personal computer market. Contemporary Examples Now, having secured the beachhead, he has to hold it […]