tidal basin


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tidal basin

n.
1. A shallow coastal inlet or bay that fills and empties with water as the tide rises and falls, often characterized by tidal flats and marshes.
2. A body of water in a tidal region that is maintained at a desired water level by gates or other artificial means.

tidal basin

n
a basin for vessels that is filled at high tide

tid′al ba`sin


n.
an artificial body of water open to a river, stream, etc., subject to tidal action.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.tidal basin - a basin that is full of water at high tidetidal basin - a basin that is full of water at high tide
basin - a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it; "the basin of the Great Salt Lake"
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