springtide

noun spring·tide \ ˈspriŋ-ˌtīd \
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1548

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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

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


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