Definition of Tidal current

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

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



Definition of Tidal current

1. Noun. (nautical) The flow of water caused by the rise and fall of the tide. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tidal Current

tictac
tictacked
tictacking
tictacs
tictoc
tictocked
tictocking
tictocs
tid
tidal
tidal air
tidal amplitude
tidal basin
tidal bore
tidal creek
tidal current (current term)
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

Literary usage of Tidal current

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1. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"A few yards out from the same shore, in water of moderate depth, a tidal current may sweep with irresistible force, while the wave current will be too ..."

2. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"A few yards out from the same shore, in water of moderate depth, a tidal current may sweep with irresistible force, while the wave current will be too ..."

3. The American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and by Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan (1906)
"... but also the direction and force of the tidal current. When traversing waters in which the depth exceeds the vessel's draft by but a small margin, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1883)
"This small permanent residual tidal current acts in a direction opposed to the earth's rotation, and lengthens the sidereal day. Let us proceed to calculate ..."

5. The Speed and Power of Ships: A Manual of Marine Propulsion by David Watson Taylor (1910)
"If there were no variations of tidal current between runs both methods above described ... Now, when the tidal current is at a maximum, whether ebb or flow, ..."

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