flood tide


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flood tide

[′fləd ‚tīd]
(oceanography)
That period of tide between low water and the next high water.
A tide at its highest point.
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D: diurnal, N: nocturnal, HT: high tide, ET: ebb tide, LT: low tide, FT: flood tide.
Bramble argues that the years 1974-1983 were 'a standoff' and marked a turning point for the union movement and the end of the flood tide.
The inlet has been artificially stabilized since 1939 and the flood tide delta had been expanding into the southern bay prior to stabilization (Kennish, 2000).
She's surfing down the High Street to the chip shop on the flood tide.
It is a good question as to just how long will it take to enable the flood tide to subside and give an opportunity for the saturated land areas to dry out.
On the contrary, during the flood tide current directions were very uniform throughout the whole area and were directed towards the inlet, increasing their values from 0-0.
It is possible that the flood tide in the housing market is finally on the turn.
In the property's Flood Tide Restaurant, diners savor wild Alaskan salmon and Fair Trade coffee as the sunset illuminates the harbor.
There seems no end to the flood tide of "how to" books on dieting and nutrition.
Although this was by no means a safe situation, once the storm abated they were able to make some repairs and when, seven nights later, the flood tide lifted them free, they continued their journey.