a long, low ridge, usually one of a series, composed of sand or gravel transported by the waves and currents of a storm surge.
With this he dashed out of the door, and ran toward the beach ridge behind which the cabin stood.
Harper’s Round Table, July 2, 1895 Various
At that moment the Indian who had inspected the cabin was just disappearing over the beach ridge.
Harper’s Round Table, July 9, 1895 Various
- Beach scarp
a steep slope or miniature cliff, formed by wave action, fronting the berm on a beach.
situated on or facing a beach: a beachside hotel. Contemporary Examples Netanya, for instance, is a beachside destination enjoyed by French tourists, among others. Israelis and Arabs Shaken by the Aftershock of Teen Murders Miranda Frum July 6, 2014 She had left the White House and was recuperating with a beachside vacation. Fast and Furious: […]
- Beach umbrella
a large umbrella used to provide shade on sunny beaches, lawns, etc. Contemporary Examples PR techniques, as we have come to know them, are akin to using a beach umbrella to provide shelter from a hurricane. Exit Hayward: BP’s PR Debacles Eric Dezenhall July 24, 2010
- Beach volleyball
volleyball played on the sand, officially with two teams of two players each. Contemporary Examples Prince Harry scored some tickets to the women’s beach volleyball final tonight. Harry at Women’s Beach Volleyball Final Tom Sykes August 7, 2012 You can also work up an appetite with a beach volleyball tournament or rock out to your […]