high tide

Definitions of high tide
  1. noun
    the tide when the water is highest
    synonyms: high water, highwater
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    Antonyms:
    low tide, low water
    the lowest (farthest) ebb of the tide
    types:
    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
    type of:
    tide
    the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
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