Definition of Highwater

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

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



Definition of Highwater

1. Noun. the state of the tide when the water is at its highest ¹

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Literary usage of Highwater

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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"... placing the thread of the stream, as measured from highwater mark, on an exposed sand bar on one bank, when the water is low, the "thread of the stream" ..."

2. Gas and Flame in Modern Warfare by Samuel James Manson Auld (1918)
"CHAPTER V Summer of 1916 the highwater mark of the German gas cloud—Their improved methods—The need of speed and secrecy—Gas as a rat exterminator—Causes of ..."

3. Navigation Rules, International-Inland by D A Appelbaum (1998)
"(a) A line drawn across Big Marco Pass parallel to the general trend of the seaward, highwater shoreline. (b) A line drawn from the northwesternmost ..."

4. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for OpenVMS Alpha by Sas Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"(For more information, see “Turning Off Disk Volume highwater Marking” on page.) References for Allocating File Space 0 Guide to OpenVMS File Applications 0 ..."

5. Technical Reports by Miami Conservancy District (Ohio, Miami Conservancy District (Ohio) (1918)
"Paint highwater marks.. Surveys Run base lines entire length of valleys. ... Take levels on highwater marks. Locate flood lines of 1913 flood. ..."

6. Manual of the Natural History, Geology, and Physics of Greenland, and the by Thomas Rupert Jones, Great Britain Admiralty (1875)
"Most of the specimens had been found floating. Jakobshavn, 3 fathoms, July 5, with many Diatomaceae; Egedesminde, June 10th, highwater-mark; pools on shore, ..."

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