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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The lowest level of the tide.
  • n. The time at which the tide is lowest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The tide at its lowest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place.
  • n. The time of day when the sea has receded to its lowest level.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the farthest ebb of the tide; the tide at its lowest point; low water.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the lowest (farthest) ebb of the tide

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