Definition of high tide
1 : the tide when the water is at its greatest elevation
2 : culminating point : climax <the hide tide of the war effort>
Examples of high tide in a sentence
At high tide the water covers the rocks completely.
First Known Use of high tide
HIGH TIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of high tide for English Language Learners
: the tide when the water is at its highest level
HIGH TIDE Defined for Kids
Definition of high tide for Students
: the tide when the water is at its greatest height
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