high tide

Definitions of high tide
  1. noun
    the tide when the water is highest
    synonyms: high water, highwater
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    low tide, low water
    the lowest (farthest) ebb of the 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
    a greater than average tide occurring during the new and full moons
    type of:
    the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
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