Definition of flood tide noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


flood tide

BrE BrE//ˈflʌd taɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflʌd taɪd//
Coastlines and the sea
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a very high rise in the level of the sea as it moves in towards the coast compare high tide See related entries: Coastlines and the sea
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flood tide