Flood Tide

Science / Geology / Flood Tide: A tidal current that generally moves landward and occurs during the part of the tide cycle when sea level is rising. (See neap tide for contrast.)

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Flood Verb Synonyms: inundation, deluge, overflow(ing), d‚bƒcle
Flood Noun Synonyms: abundance, deluge, overflowing, surge, outpouring, torrent, tide, tidal wave, stream, rush, flow, glut, surfeit, satiety, profusion, over-abundance, superabundance, nimiety, plethora, excess, surplus, superfluity
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Red Tides

Science / Biology / Red Tides: Phenomenon associated with population explosions (blooms) of certain types of dinoflagellates; red structures inside the dinoflagellates cause the water to have a reddish color. MORE

Reduction Of Tides

Science / Tides and Currents / Reduction Of Tides: A processing of observed tide or tidal current data to obtain mean values for tidal or tidal current constants. MORE

Red Tide (Water)

Science / Tides and Currents / Red Tide (Water): The term applied to toxic algal blooms caused by several genera of din flagellates (Gymnodinium and Gonyaulax) which turn the sea red and are frequently associated with a deterioration in water qualit MORE

Red Tide

Science / Marine Biology / Red Tide: A dense outburst of phytoplankton (usually dinoflagellates) often coloring water red brown MORE

Range Of Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Range Of Tide: The difference in height between consecutive high and low waters. The mean range is the difference in height between mean high water and mean low water. The great diurnal range or diurnal range is the MORE

Secondary Control Tide Station

Science / Tides and Currents / Secondary Control Tide Station: A tide station at which continuous observations have been made over a minimum period of 1 year but less than 19 years. The series is reduced by comparison with simultaneous observations from a primary MORE

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