from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The tide at its fullest, when the water reaches its highest level.
- n. The time at which this tide occurs. Also called high water.
- n. A point of culmination; a climax.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The natural tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place.
- n. The time of day when the sea has risen to its highest level.
- n. climax, culminating point or phase
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the greatest flow of the tide; high water.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A great festival.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the tide when the water is highest
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