[ tahyd-mahrk ]
/ ˈtaɪdˌmɑrk /
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Words nearby tidemark
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Example sentences from the Web for tidemark
This was the tidemark of a friendly bite Cleg had given to a friend, in whose double row were no gaps.Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for tidemark
/ (ˈtaɪdˌmɑːk) /
a mark left by the highest or lowest point of a tide
a marker indicating the highest or lowest point reached by a tide
mainly British a mark showing a level reached by a liquida tidemark on the bath
informal, mainly British a dirty mark on the skin, indicating the extent to which someone has washed
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Scientific definitions for tidemark
[ tīd′märk′ ]
A line or mark on a shore indicating the highest or lowest level reached by the tide.
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