AskDefine | Define timberline

Dictionary Definition

timberline n : line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudes [syn: timber line, tree line]

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English

Pronunciation

tîm'bər-līn'

Noun

timberline
  1. the height or limit beyond which trees do not grow in mountainous or artic regions.

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Timberline or timber line has several meanings:
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