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timberline

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noun tim·ber·line \-ˌlīn\

Simple Definition of timberline

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of timberline

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

1867

First Known Use of timberline

1867


TIMBERLINE Defined for Kids

timberline

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noun tim·ber·line \ˈtim-bər-ˌlīn\

Definition of timberline for Students

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




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