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high tide

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. high tide, high water, highwaternoun

    the tide when the water is highest


  1. high tidenoun

    The natural tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place.

  2. high tidenoun

    The time of day when the sea has risen to its highest level.

  3. high tidenoun

    climax, culminating point or phase


  1. high tide

    High tide is a state of the sea where its level is at its highest within a specific period, typically occurring twice a day due to the gravitational forces exerted by the moon and, to a lesser extent, the sun. It is characterized by the shore being covered by water, often leading to the sea's temporary expansion and the reduction of exposed beach areas.


  1. High Tide

    High Tide was a band formed in 1969 by Tony Hill, Simon House, Peter Pavli and Roger Hadden.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. high tide

    Figuratively, a full purse. Constance, in Shakspeare's King John, uses the term high tides as denoting the gold-letter days or holidays of the calendar.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of high tide in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of high tide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of high tide in a Sentence

  1. Nobuyuki Tsuchiya:

    We are heading towards high tide. If the typhoon hits Tokyo when the tide is high, that could cause storm surges and that would be the scariest scenario, people in Tokyo have been in a false sense of security.

  2. Susan Bro:

    You let the wave wash over, and you don't chase it. You let it go and you're OK until the next one comes, but today, I feel like high tide is in.

  3. Thai Proverb:

    At high tide fish eat ants; at low tide ants eat fish.

  4. Zoe Thomas:

    This will gradually displace people as it goes, we know this is already happening in small island communities and this will just continue to happen gradually as more and more houses are being inundated at high tide, then at normal tide and then even at low tide.

  5. Greta Rybus:

    (There) ended up being a pretty high tide that day ... (that) was starting to eat up several homes, i was watching people move their furniture and TVs and all of their belongings out the front of the house, while the back of the house just fell into the ocean.

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