tide rip


tide rip
noun
a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
Syn: ↑rip, ↑riptide, ↑crosscurrent, ↑countercurrent
Hypernyms: ↑turbulence, ↑turbulency

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noun
1. : a rip due to opposing tides
2. : a swift tidal current

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tide rip noun
1. Disturbed sea due to currents
2. A tidal wave
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Main Entry:tide

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tide rip,
a heavy wave or rough current caused by opposing tides or currents.

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n. an area of rough water typically caused by opposing currents or by a rapid current passing over an uneven bottom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Tide rip — Tide Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tide rip — a rip current associated with a tidal current * * * …   Universalium

  • tide rip — a rip current associated with a tidal current …   English World dictionary

  • tide-rip — /ˈtaɪd rɪp/ (say tuyd rip) noun a rip associated with tidal movements in water. {tide + rip2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tide rip — noun A body of water made rough by the conflict of opposing tides or currents …   Wiktionary

  • tide rip — noun an area of rough water typically caused by opposing tides or by a rapid current passing over an uneven bottom …   English new terms dictionary

  • tide-rip — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tide — Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tide day — Tide Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tide dial — Tide Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English