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high water

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water, Nature
high waterˌhigh ˈwater noun [uncountable]  TTWDNthe period of time during which the water in a river or the sea is at its highest level because of the tide opp low water come hell or high water at hell1(22)
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high waterThe photographs were taken at a high water level.As to oil I use the lightest possible, which is grapeseed oil, but it has a high water content.There would be no more high water.They said high water levels in the Sacramento delta, which spills into the San Francisco Bay, were also worrisome.But it was a misreading to suppose that the vote then marked the high water mark on the issue.
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