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HIGH TIDE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does high tide mean? 

HIGH TIDE (noun)
  The noun HIGH TIDE has 1 sense:

1. the tide when the water is highest

  Familiarity information: HIGH TIDE used as a noun is very rare.


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HIGH TIDE (noun)


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Meaning:

The tide when the water is highest

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

high tide; high water; highwater

Hypernyms ("high tide" is a kind of...):

tide (the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "high tide"):

direct tide (the occurrence of high tide on one side of the earth coinciding with high tide on the opposite side)

neap; neap tide (a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon)

springtide (a greater than average tide occurring during the new and full moons)

Antonym:

low tide (the lowest (farthest) ebb of the tide)


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