tide race


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tide race

[′tīd ‚rās]
(oceanography)
A strong tidal current or a channel in which such a current flows.
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Chamberlain's line drawings of fish, seals, birds and seals in Tide Race revel in the detail of natural life which is admittedly absent from Fflur Dafydd's fiction.
It is designed to massively reduce the weather delays and risks in operating in tide races, and as a consequence has the potential to reduce current installation costs by up to 80 per cent.
When the tide races in, the deadly waters are said to fill the bay faster than a man can run.
When the tide races in, the waters are said to fill the bay faster than a man can run.
Fourteen people escaped the deadly waters, which fill the bay faster than a man can run when the tide races in.
I believe it was not required anyway as the tide races off headlands could be used by installing two-way turbines there and increasing the water power by building offshore barriers at an angle further out to slope in a funnel effect - you can put the squeeze on water, eg hose pipes.