tidal flow


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Noun1.tidal flow - the water current caused by the tidestidal flow - 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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His blood was too congealed to accelerate to the swift tidal flow of indignation.
Wind energy is very fickle while tidal flow is constant and very predictable and the technology is available as other countries have harnessed tidal power quite successfully.
The aim of the project, involving the city council and Ouseburn Trust, is to stop the tidal flow at the Ouseburn estuary and hold water in.
Expert uptiders keep casts close to the line of the boat's anchor rope and punch farther as tidal flow increases.
It's fantastic, and putting the barrage up to stop the tidal flow makes a huge difference in safety and makes it more accessible to different people.
Mr Sim, 48, of Hexham, joined Wansbeck Boat and Fishing Club four years ago and says the problem of silting in the river mouth has steadily worsened since the 1970s when a weir was built further upriver to stop its tidal flow and create a riverside park.
Nagina Ahnadzadiah, of Ryland Road, Erdington, was killed when her Vauxhall Cavalier overturned in the main tidal flow lane of the A38 (M) in November, 1995.
The Saltash Tunnel is a unique tidal flow tunnel, which adjoins the Tamar Bridge using advanced control systems to manage traffic travelling in and out of Cornwall and Devon on the A38.
It was among a string of traffic problems for commuters including a fault on the tidal flow system used to control traffic on the A38M Aston Expressway.
How we can have ignored the God-given gift of the second highest tidal flow in the world for so long defeats me.
A Tidal Barrage, on the other hand, would have devastating effects on the estuary, by restricting tidal flow in the river.
From the tidal races off Anglesey and West Wales to the tidal flow of the Bristol Channel, the Welsh coastline has great potential for renewable marine energy.