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


spring tide

BrE BrE//ˌsprɪŋ ˈtaɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsprɪŋ ˈtaɪd//
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a tide in which there is a very great rise and fall of the sea, and which happens near the new moon and the full moon each month
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: spring tide