- a high tide in which the water rises to a certain level, recedes, then rises again.
- a low tide in which the water recedes to a certain level, rises slightly, then recedes again.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!
Origin of agger
Words nearby agger
Example sentences from the Web for agger
This grand agger can be traced almost in its entire extent, as also the smaller aggers.Rambles in Rome|S. Russell Forbes
Nothing can be more plainly traced—a proper agger or vallum, with its corresponding ditch or fossa.The Antiquary, Complete|Sir Walter Scott
Back to back with the equites extraordinarii are the infantry of the same, facing the agger at the rear of the whole camp.
In this case the shape of the camp becomes an oblong, the area double, and the length of the entire agger half as much again.
But the Romans had two words, agger the embankment, and vallum the palisading on the top of it.