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Definition of the noun tidal bore

What does tidal bore mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. 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

noun

  1. A wave, in the form of a wall of water, formed by an incoming tide funneling into an estuary

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Google previewDictionary of Soils and Fertilisers (1989)

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 ...

Google previewGeography: A Visual Encyclopedia (2013)

by DK

In some places, a very powerful rising tide can drive a wave of water upriver in a tidal bore.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

Circulation and larval distribution in internal tidal bore ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

tidal bore See river bore. tidal currents Local ocean ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

Three Volume Set by John A Matthews

tidal bore In ESTUARINE ...

Google previewThe Metallic Mìgmaq-English Reference Dictionary (2005)

by Emmanuel N. Metallic, Danielle E. Cyr, Alexandre Sévigny, Presses de l'Université Laval

a tidal bore. wegomkwitk, ...

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

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 ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earth and Space Science (2010)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms (2010)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1858)

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 ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

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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Video shows what tidal bore means. A wave, in the form of a wall of water, formed by an incoming tide funneling into an estuary. tidal bore synonyms: eagre.

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