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ground swell

[′grau̇nd ‚swel]
(oceanography)
A swell passing through shallow water, characterized by a marked increase in height in water shallower than one-tenth wavelength.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Ground Swell has provided services for more than 14 years.
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