Definition of seiche
: an oscillation of the surface of a landlocked body of water (such as a lake) that varies in period from a few minutes to several hours
Recent Examples of seiche from the Web
Lake Erie is particularly known for seiches, which have breached sea walls, caused flooding, and even caused fatalities in the past.
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Origin and Etymology of seiche
First Known Use: circa 1839See Words from the same year
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