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high tide

noun as in tide when water is highest

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Along coastlines, sea level rise has boosted high tides and increased the occurrence of sunny-day flooding.

That works for a hot minute — until natural ocean currents, storms and high tides swallow that sand away.

Sunny day floods—which occur when high tides spill into roads and towns—are already a massive problem in the US.

The porous limestone underneath Miami allows the rising seas to filter up through the ground, causing flooding during high tides even on sunny days.

The Atlantic Ocean, visible from your raised ground just beyond the dunes, a mere gap wedge away at high tide, laps at the shore.

If you are in your late 50s, you are probably too young to remember the high tide of Kennedy-Johnson big government liberalism.

According to François Dosse, the author of a monumental History of Structuralism, 1966 marked the high tide of this new paradigm.

The surge was coming not at high tide as it had during the hurricane, but as the tide was falling.

Before high tide there were waves crashing against the building.

Michael Daly reports on the damaging high tide—and the reports of building collapses.

It occupies a commanding position on a point of land extending far into the sea and almost surrounded by water at high tide.

Places on the Alaskan coast, laid bare at high tide, are said to have yielded as much as $12,000 per cubic yard.

You will think that you would rather elocute The High Tide than even to have written it.

The walk led them by the sea-side, over the sands, and past the ruin, at the foot of which the waves broke at high tide.

The King thereafter had them all taken out to a rock which was covered by the sea at high-tide and there let them be bound.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high tide, such as: high water, and full tide.

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