high tide

  • 1 High tide — High High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 high tide — n 1.) [U and C] the point or time at which the sea reaches its highest level ≠ ↑low tide ▪ High tide is at seven in the morning. at high tide ▪ The waves became much more powerful at high tide. 2.) [singular] the time when something is at its… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 High Tide — Жанр Фолк рок Психоделический рок Прогрессивный рок Годы с 1969 по нынешнее время …

    Википедия

  • 4 high tide — noun 1. ) count or uncount the time when the ocean reaches the highest level: What time is high tide? The best time to swim is at high tide. ─ opposite LOW TIDE 2. ) singular the point when something has reached its highest level of success …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 high tide — n. 1. the highest level to which the tide rises; high water 2. the time when the tide is at this level: see SPRING TIDE 3. any culminating point or time …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 High Tide — Pays d’origine  Royaume Uni Genre musical hard rock rock psychédélique rock progressif …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 7 high tide — high′ tide′ n. 1) oce the tide at its highest level of elevation 2) the time of high water 3) a culminating point • Etymology: bef. 1000 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8 high tide — ► NOUN ▪ the state of the tide when at its highest level …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 high tide — noun the tide when the water is highest • Syn: ↑high water, ↑highwater • Ant: ↑low tide • Hypernyms: ↑tide • Hyponyms: ↑direct tide, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 high tide — UK / US noun Word forms high tide : singular high tide plural high tides 1) [countable/uncountable] the time when the sea reaches the highest level What time is high tide? The best time to swim is at high tide. 2) [singular] the point when… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 high tide — The highest line to which the tide rises. The time of day at which the tide reaches such line. See mean high tide; neap tide; spring tide …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 12 high tide — 1. the tide at its highest level of elevation. 2. the time of high water. 3. a culminating point: the high tide of the revolution. [bef. 1000; ME; OE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 high tide — N UNCOUNT At the coast, high tide is the time when the sea is at its highest level because the tide is in. Ant: low tide …

    English dictionary

  • 14 high tide — noun High tide is used before these nouns: ↑mark …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 high tide — noun 1 (C, U) the point or time at which the sea reaches its highest level 2 (singular) the time when something is at its best or most successful: The election victory marked the high tide in the party s fortunes …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 high tide — Synonyms and related words: amplitude, congestion, direct tide, ebb, ebb and flow, ebb tide, flood, flood tide, flow, flux, flux and reflux, full, full tide, fullness, high water, impletion, low tide, low water, lunar tide, neap, neap tide,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 high tide — /haɪ ˈtaɪd/ (say huy tuyd) noun 1. the tide at high water. 2. the time of high water. 3. the culminating point …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 high tide — noun a) The natural tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place. b) The time of day when the sea has risen to its highest level. Syn: rising tide Ant: low tide …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 high tide — noun Date: 1745 1. the tide when the water is at its greatest elevation 2. culminating point ; climax < the hide tide of the war effort > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 high tide — the tide at its fullest and highest extent and also the time at which this occurs in a 12 hour cycle at a particular point …

    Dictionary of ichthyology


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