Definition of High tide

1. Noun. The tide when the water is highest.

Exact synonyms: High Water, Highwater
Generic synonyms: Tide
Specialized synonyms: Direct Tide, Neap, Neap Tide, Springtide
Antonyms: Low Tide



Definition of High tide

1. Noun. The natural tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place. ¹

2. Noun. The time of day when the sea has risen to its highest level. ¹

3. Noun. (figuratively) climax, culminating point or phase ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of High tide

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1883)
"Mrs. Harriet Prescott Spofford says truly, " I can nowhere recall lovelier or more touching verses than those of ' The high tide,' which thrill with ..."

2. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"The tiny " Moonrise " is an example; so is " high tide," that, in one extended ... high tide I edged back against the night. The sea growled assault on the ..."

3. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"The tiny " Moonrise" is an example; so is " high tide," that, in one extended ... high tide I edged back against the night. The sea growled assault on the ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Within such an enclosed bay this " high-tide surface " might be a number of feet ... The irregular high-tide surface is very unstable, and will undergo ..."

5. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"WOODLAND FORMATIONS BELOW HIGH-TIDE MARK. Within the tropics, as in higher ... Like the littoral woodland above high tide, mangrove consists mainly of ..."

6. The Photographic History of the Civil War ...: Thousands of Scenes by Francis Trevelyan Miller, Robert Sampson Lanier (1911)
"... THE high tide AT GETTYSBURG Pickett's charge, the subject of these lines, was made on the afternoon of the third day's battle, July 8,1863, ..."

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