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Definition of the noun tidal bore
What does tidal bore mean as a name of something?
- a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
Alternative definition of the noun tidal bore
- A wave, in the form of a wall of water, formed by an incoming tide funneling into an estuary
- synonym: eagre
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by L. L. Somani
Tidal Bore or Eagre. High crested roaring wave caused by rushing of flood tide up a river or estuary or by meeting of tides. Tidal Current. Current caused by the tide-producing forces of the moon and the sun and is a part of the same general ...
In some places, a very powerful rising tide can drive a wave of water upriver in a tidal bore.
by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines
Circulation and larval distribution in internal tidal bore ...
by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen
tidal bore See river bore. tidal currents Local ocean ...
Three Volume Set by John A Matthews
tidal bore In ESTUARINE ...
by Emmanuel N. Metallic, Danielle E. Cyr, Alexandre Sévigny, Presses de l'Université Laval
a tidal bore. wegomkwitk, ...
by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson
tidal bore (tid'-al) bore. tidal channel l. A major channel followed by tidal currents, extending from offshore into a tidal marsh or a flat. 2. tidal inlet. tidal compartment ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
tidal bore Oceanography, see bore. tidal channel see tidal inlet. tidal constants Oceanography, tidal relations that are essentially constant for a given location, including harmonic and nonharmonic constants. tidal ...
by Timothy M. Kusky, Katherine E. Cullen
contain lightning and thunder and that form in unstable rising warm and humid air currents tidal bore a breaking wave that migrates up the bay as the tide floods the bay, formed where the shape of the bay constricts the water flow, causing ...
by Eric Bird
The rapid narrowing and abrupt shallowing of the bay headward have deformed incoming tides to generate tidal bores, such as the famous Qiantang bore west of Ganpu. The tidal bore in Yanguan may reach as high as 3.7 m, the maximum ...
by Chris Park, Michael Allaby
tidal bore See BORE. tidal current (tidal stream) The cyclical rise and fall of the water level in confined coastal areas (such as *estuaries and inlets) that is caused by the ...
Navi - Ornithology
and tortuous and unequal channel, retarded the early waves of flood-tide so much, that they were overtaken by the succeeding waves ; and, in accordance with Mr Russel's theory, a tidal bore was the result, or, in other words, the water was ...
by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta
Tidal bore High crested roaring wave caused by rushing of flood tide up a river or estuary or by meeting of tides. Tidal current Current caused by the tide-producing forces of the moon and the sun and is a part of the same general movement of ...
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Tidal bore Meaning
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