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How many syllables are in beach?

Total # Syllables: 1
Total # Lines: 1  (Including empty lines)
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Total # Words: 1

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Definition of: beach

[n] an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
[v] land on a beach, as of watercraft

Misc.

\Beach\ (b[=e]ch), n.; pl. {Beaches} (-[e^]z). [Cf. Sw. backe hill, Dan. bakke, Icel. bakki hill, bank. Cf. {Bank}.]
1. Pebbles, collectively; shingle.
2. The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand. {Beach flea} (Zo["o]l.), the common name of many species of amphipod Crustacea, of the family {Orchestid[ae]}, living on the sea beaches, and leaping like fleas. {Beach grass} (Bot.), a coarse grass ({Ammophila arundinacea}), growing on the sandy shores of lakes and seas, which, by its interlaced running rootstocks, binds the sand together, and resists the encroachment of the waves. {Beach wagon}, a light open wagon with two or more seats. {Raised beach}, an accumulation of water-worn stones, gravel, sand, and other shore deposits, above the present level of wave action, whether actually raised by elevation of the coast, as in Norway, or left by the receding waters, as in many lake and river regions.
\Beach\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beaching}.] To run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand; as, to beach a ship.