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Tidal waves of noise and hype such as this make me chuckle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But no one wants to see genuine news become swamped by a tidal wave of prejudice and nonsense. The Sun (2016)There are also two sheltered shingle beaches and a small tidal island which can be climbed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are swept along on a tidal wave of sharing. The Sun (2013)The church is not immune to this tidal wave of change. Christianity Today (2000)No voter escapes the tidal wave of gush. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The tidal streams are entirely predictable in direction and strength. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is also the appeal of sailing on the tidal river and it is a good location between city and sea. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The people of the island had seen tidal waves only 14 years before. Radford, Tim & Leggett, Jeremy The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)Drive over to the tidal island of Lindisfarne. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Tidal currents sweep most carcasses onto French coasts or out to sea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I love writing with a view of the tidal estuary. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A fresh tidal wave of human suffering is on its way. The Sun (2016)In recent weeks eight alien pink salmon have been caught off the northern English coast and in tidal rivers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Derwent is a tidal river. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's like a tidal wave. The Sun (2015)A determined and radical government would rightly ignore the tidal wave of belligerent lobbying from big business that would inevitably follow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A tidal stream flowing at three metres per second was complemented by a predictable, linear flow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A tidal wave of lawsuits. Times, Sunday Times (2012)High spring tides will affect tidal rivers and coasts this weekend, though it will have little impact as the weather is set to remain largely dry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That means - in theory - that a smaller device is required to harness tidal current energy than to harness wind. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's surrounded by tidal currents racing as fast as rapids and is hard to reach for 364 days a year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'tidal'

British English: tidal ADJECTIVE
Tidal means relating to or produced by tides.
The tidal stream or current gradually decreases in the shallows.
  • American English: tidal
  • Brazilian Portuguese: de maré
  • Chinese: 潮汐的
  • European Spanish: maremotriz
  • French: à maréeN
  • German: Gezeiten-
  • Italian: di marea
  • Japanese: 潮の
  • Korean: 조수의
  • European Portuguese: de maré
  • Latin American Spanish: de las mareas


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