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TIDAL BORE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tidal bore mean? 

TIDAL BORE (noun)
  The noun TIDAL BORE has 1 sense:

1. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

  Familiarity information: TIDAL BORE used as a noun is very rare.


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TIDAL BORE (noun)


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Meaning:

A high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

aegir; eager; eagre; tidal bore; bore

Hypernyms ("tidal bore" is a kind of...):

tidal current; tidal flow (the water current caused by the tides)


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