low tide

noun
Updated on: 22 Apr 2018

Definition of low tide

: the farthest ebb of the tide

Examples of low tide in a Sentence

  1. You can walk across the sand bar at low tide.

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First Known Use of low tide

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Definition of low tide for English Language Learners

  • : the tide when the water is at its lowest point


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