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tides, plural;
  1. Drift with or as if with the tide

  2. (of a ship) Float or drift in or out of a harbor by taking advantage of favoring tides

  1. The alternate rising and falling of the sea, usually twice in each lunar day at a particular place, due to the attraction of the moon and sun
    • - the changing patterns of the tides
    • - they were driven on by wind and tide
  2. The water as affected by this
    • - the rising tide covered the wharf
  3. A powerful surge of feeling or trend of events
    • - he drifted into sleep on a tide of euphoria
    • - we must reverse the growing tide of racism sweeping the country

  1. the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  2. rise or move forward; "surging waves"
  3. cause to float with the tide
  4. something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea); "a rising tide of popular interest"
  5. there are usually two high and two low tides each day
  6. (tidal) of or relating to or caused by tides; "tidal wave"
  7. The Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment, (TIDE) is the U.S. Government's central database on known or suspected international terrorists, and contains highly classified information provided by members of the Intelligence Community such as CIA, DIA, FBI, NSA, and many others.
  8. Tide is the sixth album by Antonio Carlos Jobim. It was released on 1970.
  9. Tide is the name of a popular laundry detergent on the market in Canada, the United States, Saudi Arabia, other GCC countries, Morocco, India and other countries. It is manufactured by Procter & Gamble.
  10. Pillow Pals were a line of plush toys made by Ty, Inc. during the 1990s. The toys were given their name because they were soft like pillow, and were made with children in mind. ...
  11. Tide is an obsolete or archaic term for time, period or season. It survives in compounds such as Yuletide, eventide, shrovetide, Eastertide, noontide, etc.
  12. Tide ASA is a public transport company in Hordaland, Norway which resulted from the merger of Gaia Trafikk and Hardanger Sunnhordlandske Dampskipsselskap (HSD). The company provides the public transit network in the city of Bergen, and most of the bus service in Hordaland. ...
  13. The periodic change of the sea level, particularly when caused by the gravitational influence of the sun and the moon; A stream, current or flood; Time, notably anniversary, period or season linked to an ecclesiastical feast; The period of twelve hours; Something which changes like the tides ...
  14. (tiding) news; new information
  15. (Tides) 1974. McGill University Records 76001
  16. (Tides) A stretching force that is caused by the difference between gravitational forces on opposite sides of an object, such as a planet or moon. ...
  17. (Tides) Alternating rise and fall in sea level produced by the interactions between the earth and primarily the moon and sun. Tides affect bays, sounds and extend up rivers. ...
  18. (Tides) Distortion of a body caused by the gravitational influence on another body.
  19. (Tides) The rise and fall of ocean waters. There are two tides of interest to mariners: the ebb tide sailors encounter as they attempt to enter port and the flood tide they experience as they try to leave.
  20. (tides) The movement of the ocean level
  21. (tides) the alternate rising and failing of the ocean’s surface which occurs twice in each lunar day (24 hours).
  22. Tides are of great significance to pilots. Many ports and anchorage's have shallows or tidal currents that hinder passage at various times, and moving upriver against a strong ebb tide may be impossible on some rivers. Pilots will sometimes have to wait for favourable tides.
  23. Tides are the changes in sea level due to gravitational forces exerted primarily by the Moon, but also in part by the Sun.
  24. (Tidal) an intermittent, but cyclic, source of electricity. Tidal energy is an emerging field where there is much research and testing. There is currently a pilot project in the Bay of Fundy to test its capability.
  25. (Tidal) energy is renewable, because nothing is consumed in the rising of tides.