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A line left or reached by the sea on a shore at the highest point of a tide.
- ‘The hot water of summer increases the stress factor for captive shrimp, and the race to the tideline can be tense.’
- ‘You don't just get the four seasons in a day here, you get them concurrently; when it seems like winter on the tideline, it can be summer in the streets.’
- ‘All are clean-looking products built to last on the tideline.’
- ‘Oystercatchers and starlings pattered on the tideline.’
- ‘These delightful visitors from Scandinavia and northern Russia spend winter days on the windswept saltings, shingle strands and tidelines.’
- ‘He had begun to dig diligently along the low tideline and had captured two clams.’
- ‘A short walk along the causeway to Horrid Hill is a must, followed by a longer walk along the tideline to the reedbeds at Motney Hill RSPB Reserve.’
- ‘If you've left many footprints along Gulf Coast tidelines, you know what a special moment we shared.’
- ‘There was a large yacht out in the bay, and walking along the tideline was a man with a metal detector.’
- ‘The camera follows riverbanks and tidelines with predictable regularity.’
- ‘On one occasion 11 rails were recovered on the tidelines between Blakeney and Morston.’
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