noun tim·ber·line \-ˌlīn\

: an imaginary line on a mountain or high area of land that marks the level above which trees do not grow

Full Definition of TIMBERLINE

:  the upper limit of arboreal growth in mountains or high latitudes —called also tree line

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TIMBERLINE Defined for Kids


noun tim·ber·line \ˈtim-bər-ˌlīn\

Definition of TIMBERLINE for Kids

:  the upper limit beyond which trees do not grow (as on mountains)


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