Longshore Current

Science / Marine Biology / Longshore Current: A current moving parallel to a shoreline

Other Words for Current

Current Adjective Synonyms: contemporary, ongoing, present, contemporaneous, simultaneous, coeval
Current Noun Synonyms: course, progress, tendency, tenor, drift, trend, inclination, mainstream
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Rip Current

Science / Geology / Rip Current: A strong, narrow current of high velocity and short duration that flows seaward through the breaker zone. Caused when a build up of water pushed onto the beach by winds and waves returns seaward. MORE

Monsoon Current (Southwest Monsoon Current)

Science / Tides and Currents / Monsoon Current (Southwest Monsoon Current): An Indian Ocean current setting in a generally eastward to southeastward direction off India and Ceylon. It replaces the North Equatorial Current, reversed by wind stress of the south-west monsoons, i MORE

Neap Tides Or Tidal Currents

Science / Tides and Currents / Neap Tides Or Tidal Currents: Tides of decreased range or tidal currents of decreased speed occurring semimonthly as the result of the Moon being in quadrature. The neap range (Np) of the tide is the average range occurring at the MORE

Mixed (Current)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mixed (Current): Type of tidal current characterized by a conspicuous diurnal inequality in the greater and lesser flood strengths and/or greater and lesser ebb strengths. See flood current and ebb current. MORE

Miscellaneous Non-Current Liabilities

Business / Finance / Miscellaneous Non-Current Liabilities: An account for non-current liabilities not including long-term debt (mortgage debt, lease debt, long-term borrowing, and shareholder loans) and deferred taxes. MORE

Miscellaneous Current Liabilities

Business / Finance / Miscellaneous Current Liabilities: An account for current liabilities that do not fall into any of the categories already defined. Examples of predefined categories are accounts payable, accrued expenses, and short-term notes payable. MORE

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