tidal current


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Related to tidal current: tidal bore, residual current
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Noun1.tidal current - the water current caused by the tidestidal current - the water current caused by the tides
tide - the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
aegir, eager, eagre, tidal bore, bore - a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
current, stream - a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"; "the hose ejected a stream of water"
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Maggie had no time to answer, for a new tidal current swept along the line of the houses, and drove both the boats out on to the wide water, with a force that carried them far past the meeting current of the river.
The tidal current runs to and fro in its unceasing service, crowded with memories of men and ships it had borne to the rest of home or to the battles of the sea.
Tidal current turbines are anchored to the sea bed in coastal waters and driven by rising and falling tides.
The predicted of tidal current can be more difficult by their sensitivity to bathymetry and landmasses.
Conceived for cutting-edge academic research into wave and tidal current interactions, the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility is also an amazing tool for commercial developers to ensure their technologies and projects perform 'right first time' and are de-risked as much as practical before cutting steel or going offshore.
They have published tidal current tables for use by mariners since 1890.
However, Davies further reviewed the active geomorphological processes (waves, tidal range, tidal currents, storms) associated with estuaries and suggested that tidal range was a major variable in the development of morpho-sedimentological characteristics within estuarree settings.
Even before the use of electronic fish tags, it was recognized that some flatfish species selectively leave the bottom during periods of a preferred tidal current direction (De Veen, 1967; Harden Jones et al.
Atlantis Resources Corporation ("Atlantis" or "the Company"), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of electricity-generating tidal current turbines, today announces the acquisition of Current Resources Ltd ("Current Resources"), a tidal current energy origination and project development business owned by Morgan Stanley.
Located in Northern Ireland's Strangford Lough, SeaGen works in principle much like an "underwater windmill" with the rotors driven by the power of the tidal currents rather than the wind.
however, a tidal current may be turning the blades of a windmill-like turbine standing on the seabed near Kvalsund at the Arctic tip of Norway.
On Monday, visibility was less than 2 meters at a depth of 90 meters, where the unidentified ship lies, the officials said, adding the tidal current was strong.