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 (tīd′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
1. Water that inundates land at flood tide.
2. Water affected by the tides, especially tidal streams.
3. Low coastal land drained by tidal streams.


1. (Physical Geography) water that advances and recedes with the tide
2. (Physical Geography) water that covers land that is dry at low tide
3. (Physical Geography)
a. coastal land drained by tidal streams
b. (as modifier): tidewater regions.


(ˈtaɪdˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər)

1. water affected by the ebb and flow of the tide.
2. the water covering tideland at flood tide.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tidewater - low-lying coastal land drained by tidal streamstidewater - low-lying coastal land drained by tidal streams
coastal plain - a plain adjacent to a coast
tidal river, tidal stream, tidewater river, tidewater stream - a stream in which the effects of the tide extend far upstream
2.Tidewater - the coastal plain of the South: eastern parts of Virginia and North Carolina and South Carolina and Georgia
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line


[ˈtaɪdˌwɔːtəʳ] (Brit)
A. Nagua f de marea
B. CPD [land, area] → drenado por las mareas, costero
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