HyperDic: riptide

English > 2 senses of the word riptide:
NOUNeventriptide, rip, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrenta stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
eventriptide, rip currenta strong surface current flowing outwards from a shore
English > riptide: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current.
Synonymsrip, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent
Broaderturbulence, turbulencyunstable flow of a liquid / liquid or gas
Spanishcontracorriente, corriente de resaca, corriente
Catalancontracorrent, corrent de ressaca, corrent
English > riptide: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA strong surface current flowing outwards from a shore.
Synonymrip current
Part oftideThe periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
Broadercurrent, streamA steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
Spanishaguas revueltas

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