Science / Tides and Currents / Low Water (LW): The minimum height reached by a falling tide. The low water is due to the periodic tidal forces and the effects of meteorological, hydrologic, and/or oceanographic conditions. For tidal datum computational purposes, the minimum height is not considered a low water unless it contains a tidal low water.
Low Adjective Synonyms: short, squat, little, small, stubby, stumpy, stunted, low-lying
Water Noun Synonyms: H2O, distilled water, tap water, drinking-water, bottled water, spa water, still water, soda (water), effervescent water, mineral water, sea water, salt water, ditch-water, dishwater, bath-water, branch water, Adam's ale, Latin a
Science / Weather / Plow Wind: The spreading downdraft and strong straight-line winds preceding a thunderstorm. So named in the American Midwest because of its ability to flatten tall grasses as it passes. MORE
Business / Finance / Plow Back: To reinvest earnings in a business rather than pay out them out as dividends. Common practice in high-growth companies. MORE