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Topic: WATER

high tide

high tide
1 [uncountable and countable]DNTTW the point or time at which the sea reaches its highest level [≠ low tide]:
High tide is at seven in the morning.
at high tide
The waves became much more powerful at high tide.
2 [singular] the time when something is at its best or most successful:
the high tide in the party's fortunes
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