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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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During flood tides, seawater flowing behind the advancing salt front fills in the side channels, creating temporary reservoirs of salt water.
D: diurnal, N: nocturnal, HT: high tide, ET: ebb tide, LT: low tide, FT: flood tide.
owing to the approaching extremely high flood tide. Authorities were trying to
Bramble argues that this was a critical period for the labour movement, during which it moved through three stages: flood tide, stand-off, and ebb 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).
"Where's your sister?" "She's surfing down the High Street to the chip shop on the flood tide." "Well I hope she's wearing her fleece-lined rubber suit." Not that I would be attracted to camping in any case.
Bramble argues that there was a 'flood tide' of unionism in the late 1960s and early 1970s when the more activist unions and various social movements mobilised.
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.
Flood tide ebbing tide sand-carrying wave in the grey sea God's
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 0-0.1 m/s (on the northwestern margin) to 0.3-0.4 m/s (on the intertidal area of Laida beach), and being practically zero around high water (Fig.
It is possible that the flood tide in the housing market is finally on the turn.