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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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.
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.
The best time is two hours before and one hour after a flood tide, when the bigger fish have moved in, although a long cast can put you right in the channel where the fish shoal up whatever the tide is doing.
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.
That includes no hardening of shorelines and making the extra effort to create both ebb and flood tide deltas to try to simulate the mechanics of nature at an inlet.
In addition, during flood tide, resuspension of vascular plant derived OM appears to occur, as evident by shifts towards typical terrestrial POC/PN (>20) and [d.
People today are facing a flood tide of information and therefore long for rest, seeking ways to retire into themselves.