flood tide

flood tide
Synonyms and related words:
amplitude, congestion, direct tide, ebb, ebb and flow, ebb tide, flood, flow, flux, flux and reflux, full, full tide, fullness, high tide, high water, impletion, low tide, low water, lunar tide, neap, neap tide, opposite tide, overfullness, plenitude, plethora, refluence, reflux, repletion, rip, riptide, satiety, saturation, saturation point, solar tide, spring tide, surfeit, thalassometer, tidal amplitude, tidal current, tidal current chart, tidal flow, tidal range, tide, tide chart, tide gate, tide gauge, tide race, tide rip, tidewater, tideway

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  • Flood tide — Flood Flood (fl[u^]d), n. [OE. flod a flowing, stream, flood, AS. fl[=o]d; akin to D. vloed, OS. fl[=o]d, OHG. fluot, G. flut, Icel. fl[=o][eth], Sw. & Dan. flod, Goth. fl[=o]dus; from the root of E. flow. [root]80. See {Flow}, v. i.] 1. A great… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flood tide — may refer to: * The rising tide of an ocean * Flood Tide a novel by Clive Cussler * Flood Tide , an anthology of short fiction in the Merovingen Nights science fiction series …   Wikipedia

  • flood tide — flood′ tide n. oce the inflow of the tide; rising tide • Etymology: 1710–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • flood tide — n. the incoming or rising tide: cf. EBB TIDE …   English World dictionary

  • flood tide — n the flow of the sea in towards the land →↑ebb tide …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flood tide — ► NOUN ▪ an incoming tide …   English terms dictionary

  • flood tide — flood ,tide noun count 1. ) the rising of the level of the ocean each day until it reaches its highest point and begins to fall again 2. ) a sudden increase in something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flood tide — noun 1. the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding the climax of the artist s career in the flood tide of his success • Syn: ↑climax • Derivationally related forms: ↑climactic (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flood Tide — Infobox Book | name = Flood Tide image caption = Hardcover 1st Edition author = Clive Cussler cover artist = Paul Bacon country = United States language = English series = Dirk Pitt Novels genre = Adventure, Techno thriller novel publisher =… …   Wikipedia

  • flood tide — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flood tide : singular flood tide plural flood tides 1) the rising of the level of the sea each day until it reaches its highest point and begins to fall again 2) a sudden increase in something …   English dictionary

  • flood tide — rising or incoming tide; the period between low water and the succeeding high water. Flow enters an estuary during a flood tide. Also called rising tide …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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