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tidal wave in Meteorology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtidal waveˈtidal wave noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 HEOa very large ocean wave that flows over the land and destroys things2 LOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNTa very large amount of a particular kind of feeling or activity happening at one timetidal wave of πŸ”Š a tidal wave of crime πŸ”Š Voters were swept away on a tidal wave of enthusiasm.
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tidal waveβ€’ She is suddenly engulfed by a tidal wave of self-loathing.β€’ It was raining, as advertised, at a volume that seemed more appropriate to a tidal wave.β€’ Then the tide turned, slowly at first, but consolidating into something close to a tidal wave.β€’ By 1978, Holocaust remembrance was becoming a national tidal wave.β€’ The stunned production team were dealing with the tidal wave as best they could when an awful realization dawned.tidal wave ofβ€’ There has been a tidal wave of unemployment in the region.