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.
I've made several evening trips to the sands of Tor Bay and nearby Nicholaston, where the tide races towards green hills and dune systems rich with the likes of lady's bedstraw, sea bindweed and viper's bugloss.
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.
Sustainable Direction director Dr John Henry Looney said: "This is potentially a fantastic scheme which could really benefit the island's economy Alderney is an ideal site for this project as it has multiple separate underwater tide races which are among the most powerful in the world.
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.