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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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