Coastal Boundary

Science / Tides and Currents / Coastal Boundary: The mean high water line (MHWL) or mean higher high water line (MHHWL) when tidal lines are used as the coastal boundary. Also, lines used as boundaries inland of and measured from (or points thereon) the MHWL or MHHWL. See marine boundary.

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Boundary Noun Synonyms: border(s), limit(s), frontier(s), bound(s), confines, perimeter
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Marine Boundary

Science / Tides and Currents / Marine Boundary: The mean lower low water line (MLLWL) when used as a boundary. Also, lines used as boundaries seaward of and measured from (or points thereon) the MLLWL. See coastal boundary. MORE

Divergent Plate Boundary

Science / Biology / Divergent Plate Boundary: The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving apart. MORE

Convergent Plate Boundary

Science / Biology / Convergent Plate Boundary: The boundary between two plates that are moving toward one another. MORE

Phase Boundary

Science / Chemistry / Phase Boundary: A phase boundary is a surface where two samples of matter with different properties are in contact. The surface of a gas bubble in water or the surface of a crystal are examples of phase boundaries. MORE

Urban Growth Boundary

Business / Agriculture / Urban Growth Boundary: An agreed-upon line that allows development and urban-type services on one side and retains open space, agriculture, and other less intense uses on the other. These lines typically are set by local go MORE

Surface Boundary Layer

Science / Weather / Surface Boundary Layer: The lowest layer of the earth's atmosphere, usually up to 3,300 feet, or one kilometer, from the earth's surface, where the wind is influenced by the friction of the earth's surface and the objects on MORE

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