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Another word for tide

  1. Something suggestive of running water

      1. (Electricity) A flow of electric charge.
      2. A flow of water or air, esp. when strong or swift, in a definite direction; specif., such a flow within a larger body of water or mass of air
      3. A steady, smooth onward flow or movement:
      1. Something moving along in a current of air or water:
      2. The rate of flow of a water current.
      3. A slow ocean current
      1. A large amount or number, especially when moving from one place to another:
      2. An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry.
      3. A large body of water, as a sea or broad river
      1. A continuous movement or circulation:
      2. A residual mass that has stopped flowing:
      3. A stream or current.
      1. (Physics) The rate of flow of energy, fluids, etc. across a surface
      2. The rate of flow of water, as the tide or current, through a defined area
      3. An additive that improves the flow of plastics during fabrication.
      1. The stem of one of these plants, used in making baskets, mats, and chair seats.
      2. Any of a genus (Juncus) of plants of the rush family, having small, greenish flowers: rushes usually grow in wet places and the round stems and pliant leaves of some species are used in making baskets, mats, ropes, etc.
      3. A rapid, often noisy flow or passage:
      1. A sudden rush or increase.
      2. A sudden heavy fall of rain.
      3. (Chiefly Brit.) A flash flood
      1. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      2. (Computers) A steady flow of data.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. A powerful wave or swell of water.
      2. A movement of or like that of a mass of water; violent rolling, sweeping, or swelling motion
      3. A sudden, sharp increase of electric current or voltage in a circuit
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Another word for tide

      1. The part of a body of liquid or gas that has a continuous onward movement:
      2. A general tendency, movement, or course.
      3. A steady, smooth onward flow or movement:
      1. A residual mass that has stopped flowing:
      2. A continuous output or outpouring:
      3. A stream or current.
      1. The rate of flow of water, as the tide or current, through a defined area
      2. (Physics) The rate of flow of fluid, particles, or energy through a given surface.
      3. In metallurgy, a substance added to metals while they are in a furnace, to remove impurities, promote fusing, etc., as a non-metallic material added to a furnace charge that has the ability to fuse with undesired matter and form a liquid slag that can run off more easily
      1. A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
      2. (Chiefly British) A course of study to which students are tracked.
      3. A trend or course
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. (Sports) A designated route or area on which a race is held:
      3. A typical, natural, or customary manner of proceeding or developing:
      1. A valve or gate used in such a channel; a floodgate:
      2. An artificial channel for conducting water, with a valve or gate to regulate the flow:
      3. Any channel, esp. one for excess water
      1. An underlying tendency, opinion, etc., usually one that is kept hidden and not expressed openly
      2. A current, as of air or water, below another current or beneath a surface.
      3. A current which flows under the surface
      1. A tendency, especially in thought or feeling, contrary to what seems the strongest:
      2. (By extension) A feeling that runs contrary to one's normal one.
      3. An underwater current flowing strongly away from shore, usually caused by the seaward return of water from waves that have broken against the shore.
      1. (Aeron., Engineering) A resisting force exerted on an aircraft, motor vehicle, etc. parallel to its airstream and opposite in direction to its motion
      2. Clothing, esp. clothing typical of a certain country, period, occupation, etc.
      3. One that impedes or slows progress; a drawback or burden:
      1. A bathtub or pool having jets of warm water that can be directed toward a body part as for therapeutic purposes.
      2. Water in rapid, violent, whirling motion caused by two meeting currents, by winds meeting tides, etc. and tending to form a circle into which floating objects are drawn; vortex or eddy of water
      3. A bath, as used in hydrotherapy, in which an agitating device propels a current of warm water with a swirling motion
      1. A contrary movement or trend, limited in importance or effect
      2. A circular current; a whirlpool.
      3. A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion.
      1. Any activity, situation, or state of affairs that resembles a whirl or eddy in its rush, absorbing effect, catastrophic power, etc.
      2. A whirling mass of water forming a vacuum at its center, into which anything caught in the motion is drawn; whirlpool
      3. A whirlwind, whirlpool, or similarly moving matter in the form of a spiral or column.
      1. A very heavy fall of rain
      2. A flood or rush of words, mail, etc.
      3. A turbulent, swift-flowing stream.
      1. (Physics) A disturbance that travels through a medium. Energy is transferred by a wave from one region of the medium to another without causing any permanent displacement of the medium.
      2. A ridge or swell moving along the surface of a liquid or body of water as a result of disturbance, as by wind
      3. A maneuver in which fans at a sports event simulate an ocean wave by rising quickly in sequence with arms upraised and then quickly sitting down again in a continuous rolling motion.
      1. An unusual, often destructive rise of water along the seashore, as from onshore storm winds or a combination of wind and high tide.
      2. An overwhelming manifestation; a flood:
      3. (Nontechnical) A tsunami or a similar wave caused by strong winds and not actually related to the tides
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