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strand line

also strand·line (strănd′līn′)
n.
A line, especially of washed-up seaweed or other debris, marking a previous high water level along a shore.
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strand′ line`


n.
a shoreline, esp. one from which the sea or a lake has receded.
[1900–05]
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Look for a mermaid's purse along the strand line, among the flotsam and jetsam left behind by the waves at low tide.
Senior Ranger Gavin Hall said the team made daily sweeps of Cefn Sidan's strand line and they never knew what they would find.
Plastic pellets are typically aspirin-shaped and produced on a die-face cutter, or right-angle cylinders manufactured on a strand line. Either way, they are the preferred material choice for injection molders, profile extruders, and compounders that reintroduce reclaimed scrap into virgin processes.
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"Once empty, the egg cases are often washed up on beaches and can be found amongst the seaweed in the strand line," she added.
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Vehicles also affected the 'strand line', a band of algae and other organisms along the high-tide mark.
Walsh, riding his first winner of the campaign, got the 4-5 favourite home by half a length from Strand Line, and Young said: "Jumping is For A Song's forte and Ruby gets on very well with him, but the ground was as quick as he wants it.