Definición de timberline en inglés:

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timberline

Pronunciación: /ˈtimbərˌlīn/

sustantivo

chiefly North American
1(On a mountain) the line or altitude above which no trees grow. Also called tree line.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Its nesting habitat is on remote, rocky ridges above the timberline.
  • Above the timberline, which lies at about 10,200 feet, the habitat is alpine tundra.
  • Horticulturists who hike above the timberline have noticed a remarkable phenomenon: Some of the most delicate and beautiful wildflowers grow in exposed scree.
1.1(In high northern (or southern) latitudes) the line north (or south) of which no trees grow.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It adopts a bushy form at the high-altitude timberline along the Andes from northern to southern Patagonia.

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División en sílabas: tim·ber·line

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