Definition of Tidal flow

1. Noun. The water current caused by the tides.

Exact synonyms: Tidal Current
Group relationships: Tide
Specialized synonyms: Aegir, Bore, Eager, Eagre, Tidal Bore
Generic synonyms: Current, Stream



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tidal Flow

tictocked
tictocking
tictocs
tid
tidal
tidal air
tidal amplitude
tidal basin
tidal bore
tidal creek
tidal current
tidal currents
tidal drainage
tidal energies
tidal energy
tidal flow (current term)
tidal force
tidal forces
tidal influence
tidal island
tidal islands
tidal locking
tidal prism
tidal regime
tidal river
tidal stream
tidal volume
tidal volumes
tidal waters
tidal wave

Literary usage of Tidal flow

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The tidal flow into the Mersey amounts to ... The erection of any obstructions to the tidal flow, such as sluices and weirs, increases the period of slack ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... and. by making the tidal flow extend as far up the river as possible to reduce to a minimum the period of slack tide when deposit takes place. or ..."

3. A Treatise on Rivers and Canals: Relating to the Control and Improvement of by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1882)
"Influence of tidal flow, and Fresh Water Discharge. Effect of Sluice Gates. Effect of tidal flow on the Outlet. Influence of the Form of Tidal Channels. ..."

4. A Treatise on Rivers and Canals: Relating to the Control and Improvement of by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1882)
"Influence of tidal flow, and Fresh Water Discharge. Effect of Sluice Gates. Effect of tidal flow on the Outlet. Influence of the Form of Tidal Channels. ..."

5. The Principles and Practice of Canal and River Engineering by David Stevenson (1872)
"Importance of tidal flow—Ita extent modified by circumstances—Tidal wave— Laws of ita propagation—Tidal currents—Obstacles which operate in retarding tidal ..."

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