greater ebb

greater ebb

[′grād·ər ¦eb]
(oceanography)
The stronger of two ebb currents occurring during a tidal day.
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With the game taking on a much greater ebb and flow, Valentine was forced to clear off the Dragons' goal-line after Ruddy failed to take Hurst's cross, before the Bury forward almost latched onto a dangerous through ball.
In fact by this time at least the greater ebb and flow made it far more pleasing on the eye.

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