Examples from the Web for tidal
In "Pamela 1" Louie wades deeper into the gender pool, doubtlessly inviting a tidal wave of backlash.Louie Attempts Rape (and Explores the ‘Nice Guy’ Phenomenon)|Amy Zimmerman|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tempest, hurricane, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, or Big Bang?How Marine Le Pen and France’s Ultra-Right Won the Day|Tracy McNicoll|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the public indignation that was slow to rise at first is now coming on like a tidal wave.A Hashtag May Help Rescue Jihadi-Enslaved Nigerian Schoolgirls|Nina Strochlic|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the primaries, Jeb Bush just might be drowned in a tidal wave of tea.
But this tidal wave of systematic brutality has resulted in only 30 convictions.War’s Silent Scourge: Sexual Violence Against Women|Peter Westmacott, Melanne Verveer|November 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Birds were concentrated in the areas of mangrove swamp and on the tidal flats.The Avifauna of Micronesia, Volume 3|Rollin H. Baker
I had missed the tidal train, and I represented that this had caused me some inconvenience.Recollections|David Christie Murray
The greater part of the tidal flats are barren, while the remainder are far from fertile.A Report upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts|Commissioners on Fisheries and Game
Except a tidal wave from Japan, nothing would seem to be able to affect or disturb it.Our Italy|Charles Dudley Warner
He had left London, on the previous morning, by the tidal train, for Dover.The Moonstone|Wilkie Collins
British Dictionary definitions for tidal
Word Origin and History for tidal
1807, a hybrid formation from tide (n.) + Latin-derived suffix -al (1). A tidal wave (1830) is properly high water caused by movements of the tides; erroneous use for "tsunami, great ocean wave caused by an earthquake, etc." is recorded from 1878.