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tide pool

noun

Simple Definition of tide pool

  • : an area of water that is left on a beach after the tide has fallen

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tide pool

  1. :  a pool of salt water left (as in a rock basin) by an ebbing tide —called also tidal pool

1853

First Known Use of tide pool

1853


TIDE POOL Defined for Kids

tide pool

noun

Definition of tide pool for Students

  1. :  a pool of salt water that is left behind when the tide goes out and in which small sea animals (as snails, crabs, and barnacles) are often found




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