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foredune

División en sílabas: fore·dune
Pronunciación: /ˈfôrdo͞on
 
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Definición de foredune en inglés:

sustantivo

Ecology
A part of a system of sand dunes on the side nearest to the sea.
Example sentences
  • Seabeach amaranth typically occurs on sparsely vegetated areas such as interdunal flats, overwash flats, lower foredunes, and points of non-eroding beaches.
  • In addition, modern and Holocene sediments were collected from an embayment fill succession, comprising a series of relict foredunes at Longbeach, Guichen Bay.
  • He was nearly up to the foredune when he landed it, and as the water ran back down the steep part of the beach I could see it was a small shark he'd hooked.

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