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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The tide at its fullest, when the water reaches its highest level.
  • noun The time at which this tide occurs.
  • noun A point of culmination; a climax.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A great festival.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The natural tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place.
  • noun The time of day when the sea has risen to its highest level.
  • noun figuratively climax, culminating point or phase

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

  • noun the tide when the water is highest

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