Meaning of timberline in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtɪmbəlʌɪn/

Translate timberline into Spanish


mainly North American
another term for treeline
‘He and I go right, then circle back toward her slowly, arduously, along the timberline.’
  • ‘Benton guided the paint around the scrub pine which marked the beginning of the timberline, careful to stay on the thin trail now under two inches of fresh snow.’
  • ‘In winters with heavy snowfall, they will often move below the timberline.’
  • ‘Flowers were slightly more tubular at the timberline, where ants are more abundant.’
  • ‘Trees at the alpine timberline were expected to exhibit a hydraulic architecture protecting the leader shoot from winter embolism.’