HyperDic: high_tide

English > 1 sense of the expression high tide:
NOUNeventhigh tide, high water, highwaterthe tide when the water is highest
English > high tide: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningThe tide when the water is highest.
Synonymshigh water, highwater
Narrowerdirect tideThe occurrence of high tide on one side of the earth coinciding with high tide on the opposite side
neap tide, neapA less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon
springtideA greater than average tide occurring during the new and full moons
BroadertideThe periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
Oppositelow tide, low waterThe lowest (farthest) ebb of the tide
Spanishmarea alta, pleamar
Catalanmarea alta, plenamar

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