Definition of Low tide

1. Noun. The lowest (farthest) ebb of the tide.

Exact synonyms: Low Water
Generic synonyms: Tide
Antonyms: High Tide

Definition of Low tide

1. Noun. The tide at its lowest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place. ¹

2. Noun. The time of day when the sea has receded to its lowest level. ¹

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Literary usage of Low tide

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... level while being loaded and unloaded. entered for the purpose ef being repaired. The water below low tide level is pumped out generally by steam power. ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"There is uo suggestion in these cases that a tidal channel from which the tide ebbs, and through which a fresh-water stream Hows at low tide, ..."

3. A Treasury of Canadian Verse: With Brief Biographical Notes by Theodore Harding Rand (1900)
"... BLISS CARMAN low tide ON GRAND PRE THE sun goes down, and over all These barren reaches by the tide Such ..."

4. An Introduction to Geology by William Berryman Scott (1914)
"... low tide; Mont St. Michel, France they occur especially in sands, in shoal-water deposits, as well as in those made on flood plains and in lakes and on ..."

5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1856)
"This buoy is just outside the bar, in 24 feet water at low tide, ... 7 in white; this buoy is in l(i feet water at low tide, near the edge of Tiger Island ..."

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