/suprəˈlɪtərəl/ (say soohpruh'lituhruhl)

of or relating to the area of the shoreline that is above the high-tide mark.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • supralittoral — /sooh preuh lit euhr euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the biogeographic region of a shore of a lake, sea, or ocean permanently above water but made damp by spray from waves or by capillarity of the substrate. n. 2. a supralittoral zone or… …   Universalium

  • supralittoral — su•pra•lit•to•ral [[t]ˌsu prəˈlɪt ər əl[/t]] adj. 1) geo ecl of or pertaining to the region of a lake or ocean shore that is above the shoreline but is often damp from spray or capillary action of the water 2) ecl a supralittoral zone or region • …   From formal English to slang

  • supralittoral — supralitoralė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandenyno ar jūros pakrantės zona, esanti į kranto pusę nuo litoralės, apsemiama vėjo sukeltų potvynių. Būdinga mišri – sausumos ir jūrų – augalija. atitikmenys: angl.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • supralittoral — “+ adjective Etymology: supra + littoral : of, relating to, constituting, or living in the marginal zone of a body of water that is above ordinary high tide mark * * * /sooh preuh lit euhr euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the biogeographic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • supralittoral — 1. noun The region of low lying land closest to the shore, but subject to seasonal or occasional flooding; in marine environments, usually excluding the intertidal zone. 2. adjective situated in the region of low lying land nearest the shore …   Wiktionary

  • supralittoral — su·pra·littoral …   English syllables

  • Étage supralittoral — Étagement littoral Étage inférieur Étage médiolittoral Limite inférieure Haute mer de Vives Eaux …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Littoral zone — Littoral redirects here. For other uses, see Littoral (disambiguation). Marine habitats Different disciplines and agencies divide the littoral zone into different subregions, according to how they want to view the zone. This diagram show …   Wikipedia

  • Étage (océanographie) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Étage. Un étage en océanographie est une zone bathymétrique. On va distinguer différents étages dans l estran, c est à dire la zone du littoral comprise entre les niveaux connus des plus hautes et des plus basses …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Estran — à marée basse dans les Côtes d Armor, en France. L estran est la partie du littoral située entre les limites extrêmes des plus hautes et des plus basses marées. Il constitue un biotope spécifique. Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

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