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ebb

a. the flowing back of the tide from high to low water or the period in which this takes place
b. (as modifier): the ebb tide
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Best Actress: Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Frances McDormand ("Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri")
Best Picture: "Call Me by Your Name," "Darkest Hour," "Dunkirk," "Get Out," "Lady Bird," "Phantom Thread," "The Post," "The Shape of Water," "Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri."
Dark comedy 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' took home three trophies while 'Big Little Lies' notched a couple of wins for Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgard.
The Shape of Water received the most overall nominations of the show with seven, while Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Big Little Lies both won the most awards with four.
It took rescue crews from Flint RNLI four attempts to release it in ebbing tide.
After residing in the wetlands for several hours, mean temperatures were elevated by 2.5 to 4.8[degrees]C in water ebbing back into Ballona Creek.
The negative effect on water quality was greatest when a spring tide was going out, or ebbing, Boehm and Weisberg report in an upcoming Environmental Science and Technology.