- Meaning and Examples
- Pebbles, collectively; shingle.
- The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand.
- To run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand; as, to beach a ship.
Meaning of 'Beach' (Princeton's WordNet)
- land on a beach
Example in sentence:
the ship beached near the port
See 'Beach' also in:
Numbered beach— in amphibious operations, refers to a subdivision of a colored beach, designated for the assault landing of a battalion landing team or ...
Naval beach group
Naval beach group— a permanently organized naval command within an amphibious force composed of a commander and staff, a beachmaster unit, an amphibious ...
Landing beach refers to that portion of a shoreline which is required for the landing of an amphibious force.
Colored beach— that portion of usable coastline sufficient for the assault landing of a regimental landing team or similar sized unit.
Beach support area
In amphibious operations beach support area refers to the area to the rear of a landing force or elements thereof, that contains the facilities for the unloading of troops
Beach party— The Navy component of the landing force support party under the tactical control of the landing force support party commander.
Beachhead is a designated area on a hostile or potentially hostile shore that, when seized and held, ensures the continuous landing of troops and materiel, and provides ...
Beach refers to 1. The area extending from the shoreline inland to a marked change in physiographic form or material, or to the line of permanent vegetation (coastline).
Beachmaster unit is a commissioned naval unit of the naval beach group designed to provide to the shore party a Navy component known as a beach party, which is capable ...
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