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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon.

Usage examples (40)
  • The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
  • A rising tide of popular interest
  • 'There is a tide in the affairs of men' -- you know the rest; and you know also that 'tide and time wait for no man. '
  • Cp. above 'tide what tide, 'III. for more
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