Definition of Tide rip

1. Noun. A stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current.

Exact synonyms: Countercurrent, Crosscurrent, Rip, Riptide
Generic synonyms: Turbulence, Turbulency



Definition of Tide rip

1. Noun. A body of water made rough by the conflict of opposing tides or currents. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tide Rip

tiddly
tiddlywink
tiddlywinks
tiddy
tide
tide-rode
tide day
tide dial
tide gate
tide gates
tide gauge
tide lock
tide locks
tide mill
tide over
tide rip (current term)
tide rips
tide table
tide waiter
tide wheel
tided
tideland
tidelands
tideless
tidelessness
tidelike
tideline
tidemark
tidemarks
tidemill

Literary usage of Tide rip

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1. The Tide of Immigration by Frank Julian Warne (1916)
"CHAPTER XV TWO VIEWS OF THE TIDE-RIP "!T is certainly not fair or just to the American workingman or to those who have come here some years ago that a newly ..."

2. The Tide of Immigration by Frank Julian Warne (1916)
"CHAPTER XV TWO VIEWS OF THE TIDE-RIP "IT is certainly not fair or just to the American workingman or to those who have come here some years ago that a newly ..."

3. In the Andamans and Nicobars: The Narrative of a Cruise in the Schooner by Cecil Boden Kloss (1903)
"On its western side, a tide-rip—to which the chart ascribes a strength of 5 knots an hour at times—caught us, and we were in some danger of being carried ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1851)
"But this evidently could not have been a ' tide- rip' caused by a current, ... Might not this extraordinary 1 tide-rip ' have been caused by the throes of a ..."

5. Adventure in New Zealand from 1839 to 1844: With Some Account of the by Edward Jerningham Wakefield, Robert Stout (1908)
"... and food—Boat expedition—Tide-rip —Jack Guard—His perilous adventures in 1834—HMS Alligator— Port Gore—Admiralty Bay—Wild cattle—Estuary of the Pelorus— ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the District Courts of the United by United States District Court (New York), Robert Dewey Benedict, United States District Court (Vermont) (1871)
"In attempting to enter such a tide-rip, with a vessel at anchor, as the Figlia ... The tide-rip was plainly to be seen, and its course, and character, ..."

7. Adventure in New Zealand by Edward Jerningham Wakefield (1845)
"... whale-boats—Wretched houses and food—Boat expedition—Tide-rip—Jack Guard—His perilous adventures in 1834—HMS Alligator—Port Gore—Admiralty Bay- Wild ..."

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