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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ebb′ tide`(n.)

  1. the reflux of the tide or the tide at ebb; ebb.

    Category: Oceanography

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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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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

ebb tide

the ebbing tide

They sailed on the ebb tide.

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