Definitions for ebb tide

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  1. ebb tide(Noun)

    The period between high tide and the next low tide in which the sea is receding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ebb tide

    the reflux of tide water; the retiring tide; -- opposed to flood tide


  1. Ebb Tide

    "Ebb Tide" is a popular song, written in 1953 by the lyricist Carl Sigman and composer Robert Maxwell. An instrumental version by organist Kenneth W. Griffin was played in the fifth season premiere of the TV drama Mad Men. The song's build up is to illustrate the ocean waves coming in and out to and from the shores, due to those Ebb Tides.

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  1. ebb tide

    The period between high tide and low tide during which water flows away from the shore. The receding or outgoing tide.

    The solid part of the Earth is affected by tides, though this is not as easily seen as the water tidal movements.

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