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the level of the tide changes
the tide is coming in
the tide stops rising
it is slack water, is slack tide; the movement of the tide stops (when it is about to turn); (moving water) it stops
(conjunct forms only) every day; at every low tide
at head of tide on river or inlet; (cap., Wol) in, at, to old village just upriver from Fredericton, New Brunswick (spelled variously in colonial records, e.g., Aukpaque); (cap., Pesk) in, at, to old village of Spring Hill, Maine
it is low tide; (with preverbs only) it is a day, the day is ..., the weather is ...
at lower part of mudflat; at low-water line
the rising tide surrounds or cuts off access (to rock, island, etc.)
the tide is very high; it is spring or flood tide; the tide is at its highest in its monthly cycle
there are extraordinarily high tides (e.g., at each full moon or in hurricane)
the tide comes in
the tide is at its lowest in its monthly cycle; it is neap tide
there are regular low tides (e.g., with each new or full moon)
the tide comes in (through narrows, into inlet, etc.)
the tide is starting to go out
the tide is going out, the tide ebbs
the tide is gradually receding or going out
the tide is not particularly high or low (after rising or falling)
the tide goes out (through narrows, etc.)
the tide goes out
the tide is going out, the tide ebbs
name of tidal inlet between Carlow Island and Quoddy Village (near Sipayik); name also gives to the railroad bridge formerly at this location, also called Third Bridge
s/he, it fills with water; (ii) it is high tide
at upper part of mudflat; at high water line