ebb tide


noun

the reflux of the tide or the tide at ebb; ebb.

Nearby words

  1. eban, abba,
  2. ebay,
  3. ebayer,
  4. ebb,
  5. ebb and flow,
  6. ebbinghaus,
  7. ebbw vale,
  8. ebcdic,
  9. ebenezer,
  10. eberhard

Origin of ebb tide

First recorded in 1830–40

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Science definitions for ebb tide

ebb tide

[ ĕb ]

The period between high tide and low tide during which water flows away from the shore. Also called falling tide Compare flood tide. See more at tide.
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