high tide


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high tide

a. the tide at its highest level
b. the time at which it reaches this

high tide

[′hī ¦tīd]
(oceanography)
The maximum height reached by a rising tide. Also known as high water.
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It was now nearly the hour of high tide, but the waves were so great that in their troughs the shallows of the shore were almost visible, and the schooner, with all sails set, was rushing with such speed that, in the words of one old salt, "she must fetch up somewhere, if it was only in hell".
At high tide the returning water assaulted the ledges of rock in short rushes, ending in bursts of livid light and columns of spray, that flew inland, stinging to death the grass of pastures.
They came in a troop, hustled along in the shadow by innumerable little hurried waves, swifter than the waves that rush over the sands at high tide, little night-waves foaming under the moon, under the fiery head that was like a moon.
When there are high tides, we are simply cut off from the mainland altogether unless we go across on a farm cart.
They have adapted to the underwater life by hiding in barnacle shells, corals or kelp holdfast during high tide and breathe by building air chambers from silk.
Paul Gibson, a director at Active Chartered Financial Planners, Joanna Bailey, CEO of the Tees Valley Collaborative Trust and Executive Principal of Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College, and Peter Wilson, Managing Director ofMiddlesbrough Collegeand Northern Skills Group, have become trustees of the High Tide charity and bring with them more than 70 years of combined professional experience.
With a particularly high tide due in Yarmouth at midday tomorrow, we will be moving 100 metres of temporary barrier to the Isle of Wight today, ready to deploy in the morning.
The best time to do this is at high tide when the least head is required and a gain in energy available is achieved by use at low tide.
An Uber taxi raced through the high tide to safe ground when travelling back from Lindisfarne on Saturday afternoon.
Mann-Whitney test showed a significant difference in shorebird abundance between high tide and low tide (W = 78.
THE firm responsible for controlling access to a beach has denied being to blame after dozens of cars were submerged by the high tide.
A boy with a hatchet builds a raft to dive off at High Tide.