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(1) The part of the shore, lying between the BERM CREST and the ordinary LOW WATER mark, which is ordinarily traversed by the UPRUSH and BACKRUSH of the waves as the tides rise and fall. (2) The same as the BEACH FACE where unconsolidated material is present. (3) (SMP) In general terms, the BEACH between MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER and MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

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