Science / Tides and Currents / Flood Current: The movement of a tidal cur-rent toward the shore or up a tidal river or estuary. In the mixed type of reversing current, the terms greater flood and lesser flood are applied respectively to the two flood currents of greater and lesser speed of each day. The expression maximum flood is applicable to any flood current at the time of greatest speed. See flood strength.
Current Adjective Synonyms: contemporary, ongoing, present, contemporaneous, simultaneous, coeval
Current Noun Synonyms: course, progress, tendency, tenor, drift, trend, inclination, mainstream
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
Flood Verb Synonyms: inundation, deluge, overflow(ing), d‚bƒcle
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
Business / Finance / Miscellaneous Non-Current Assets: An account for assets not including current assets, property, plant and equipment, intangibles, deposits, and loans made. MORE