Definition of Tidemark

1. Noun. Indicator consisting of a line at the highwater or low-water limits of the tides.

Generic synonyms: Indicator



Definition of Tidemark

1. Noun. a line (of seaweed or differently coloured sand etc) on the shore showing the level of high or low tide ¹

2. Noun. (context: by extension) any mark showing the limit of some past activity ¹

3. Noun. (humorous) a line of scum left on a bath tub when the water is drained away ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tidemark

1. a mark showing the highest or lowest point of a tide [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tidemark

tide locks
tide mill
tide over
tide rip
tide rips
tide table
tide waiter
tide wheel
tided
tideland
tidelands
tideless
tidelessness
tidelike
tideline
tidemark (current term)
tidemarks
tidemill
tidemills
tideover
tidepool
tidepools
tiderip
tiderips
tides
tidesman
tidesmen
tidewaiter
tidewaiters
tidewater

Literary usage of Tidemark

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1. The East Neuk of Fife: Its History and Antiquities by Walter Wood (1887)
"It divides into two portions, one of which comes straight down to the shore, and is connected with a mass of tufa within tidemark ; the other holds a course ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1862)
"... And make them cry from out his song, with never dying power ; To know the glory of his age—to feel its sorrow so That his own verse shall tidemark be of ..."

3. The Nineteenth Century (1885)
"... the superb essay on Mirabeau, which remains as a landmark or a tidemark in the history of his opinions and the development of his powers. ..."

4. Man and nature; or, Physical geography as modified by human action by George Perkins Marsh (1864)
"Much the largest proportion of the lands so reclaimed, though for the most part lying above low-water tidemark, are at a lower level than the Lincolnshire ..."

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