Definition of Tidal stream

1. Noun. A stream in which the effects of the tide extend far upstream.

Exact synonyms: Tidal River, Tidewater River, Tidewater Stream
Generic synonyms: Stream, Watercourse
Group relationships: Tidewater



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tidal Stream

tidal current
tidal currents
tidal drainage
tidal energies
tidal energy
tidal flow
tidal force
tidal forces
tidal influence
tidal island
tidal islands
tidal locking
tidal prism
tidal regime
tidal river
tidal stream (current term)
tidal volume
tidal volumes
tidal waters
tidal wave
tidal waves
tidal zone
tidalite
tidalites
tidally
tidally locked
tidbit
tidbits
tiddier
tiddies

Literary usage of Tidal stream

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"Whirlpools in a tidal stream are not stationary, but travel along with the ... The tidal stream passing through the irregular channels between islands gives ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"18'J, which, as before stated, related to land upon an island in the Tennessee river, and not upon a tidal stream. The land in question was in the city of ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"... where the motion of the tidal wave is easterly, and the easterly tidal stream begins at high water, and the westerly tidal stream begins at low water. ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"... where the motion of the tidal wave is easterly, and the easterly tidal stream begins at high water, and the westerly tidal stream begins at low water. ..."

5. A Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy by William Robert Martin (1899)
"A knowledge of the direction in which the tidal stream will set a vessel is Tidal generally of more practical inportance in navigation than that of the time ..."

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