tidal flat

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noun
  1. tideland that is flat or nearly flat and often muddy or marshy.

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How to use tidal flat in a sentence

  • Although Spindrift Island was connected to the mainland at low tide by a rocky tidal flat, there was no way for a car to cross.

    Smugglers' Reef | John Blaine

Scientific definitions for tidal flat

tidal flat

  1. A nearly flat coastal area that is alternately covered and exposed by tides and consisting of unconsolidated sediments and precipitated salts. A tidal flat is the middle part of a tidal basin, below the vegetation-supporting salt marsh and the low-tide mark.

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