Definition of Tides

1. Noun. (plural of tide) ¹



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Definition of Tides

1. tide [v] - See also: tide

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tides

tideland
tidelands
tideless
tidelessness
tidelike
tideline
tidemark
tidemarks
tidemill
tidemills
tideover
tidepool
tidepools
tiderip
tiderips
tides (current term)
tidesman
tidesmen
tidewaiter
tidewaiters
tidewater
tidewater river
tidewater stream
tidewaters
tidewave
tidewaves
tideway
tideways
tidewrack
tidgy

Literary usage of Tides

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Real Equilibrium tides.— If in the case of any body of water, its free period be ... This theory nearly explains the tides found in Lake Superior and the ..."

2. Scientific Papers by George Howard Darwin, Francis Darwin, Ernest William Brown (1907)
"Meteorological tides. A rise and fall of water due to regular day and night ... All tides whose period is an exact multiple or sub-multiple of a mean solar ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"These movements are the result of the action of the sun, as a radiating body, on the earth. tides in the atmosphere would be shown by a regular rise and ..."

4. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1893)
"As soon as it was known that the cause of the tides was to be looked for in the sky, the theory of gravitation was certain to afford its true explanation. ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"If I were asked to tell what I mean by the tides I should ... The tides have something to do with motion of the sea. Rise and fall of the sea is sometimes ..."

6. History of the Inductive Sciences, from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1847)
"Application of the Newtonian Theory to the tides. WE come, finally, to that result, in which most remains to be done for the verification of the general law ..."

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