Perch – meaning of the word and examples

A pole or rod, usually horizontal, serving as a roost for birds. (Dictionary.com)

Any place or object, as a sill, fence, branch, for a bird, or person to alight or rest upon. (Dictionary.com)

A high or elevated position, resting place, or the like. (Dictionary.com)

To sit on or near the edge of something. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To be in a high position or in a position near the edge of something, or to put something in this position. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Sitting down or placed on the edge or tip of something. (Collins Dictionary)

A bar or peg on which something is hung. (Merriam – Webster)

A roost for a bird. (Merriam – Webster)

A resting place or vantage point: Seat. (Merriam – Webster)

Examples

Perching Beaches to Lessen Impacts to Lake Quality.

https://www.des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/pip/factsheets/wet/documents/wb-18.pdf

Perched on a platform high in a tree, a 61-year-old woman fights a gas pipeline.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/perched-on-a-platform-high-in-a-tree-a-61-year-old-woman-fights-a-gas-pipeline/2018/04/21/3b8284b4-435e-11e8-bba2-0976a82b05a2_story.html?utm_term=.a81e7e9ec23e

Perched dunes. 

http://geo.msu.edu/extra/geogmich/perched_dunes.htm

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