springtide

noun spring·tide \ -ˌtīd \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of springtide

First Known Use of springtide

circa 1530


spring tide

noun

Definition of spring tide

: a tide of greater-than-average range around the times of new moon and full moon

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First Known Use of spring tide

circa 1548


SPRINGTIDE Defined for English Language Learners

spring tide

noun

Definition of spring tide for English Language Learners

  • : a tide in which the sea rises and falls more than usual


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