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Example sentences for tide
Alternating current performed so well at the fair that the technological tide turned.
Its flow changes direction every six hours, and at low tide our beach is normally twenty feet longer than it is at high tide.
Eggs caught in the receding waters of the tide are snatched up by crabs, eels and minnows.
But the tide needs a bold surfer if it is to have policy consequences.
It's totally unenforceable and ranks right up there with holding back the tide.
The tide turbines can even be placed far enough apart where they will not interfere with shipping.
The day of days comes, the reach boat is pulled out of the tide.
Normally, the crossing can be safely negotiated only for a brief moment, on the slack of the tide.
Maybe then there's a high tide, or another storm sweeps through, and the trees and resin are buried in the lagoon's sediments.
Purple starfish glisten on the rocks waiting for the tide to return.
New laws and regulations are specifically aimed at curtailing the tide of unwanted short message service spam.
By repeating this false canard you provide an interesting example of the tide of misinformation.
Nature lovers exploring parts of a submerged reef exposed at low tide.
We all stand to benefit from this shifting tide as academics warm to the collaborative vision.
At low tide, it is surrounded by a broad, flat apron of coral where a plane could safely touch down.
The ocean is constantly moving from high tide to low tide, and then back to high tide.
Red tide is another type of algae bloom that is toxic and directly harmful to marine life.
Fossil fuels, including methane could tide us over until alternative energy sources are discovered.
In former times, when vessels were often careened for repairs, it was difficult to calk and pay this seam before the tide turned.
The free end culminated in a pointer that moved up and down a scale indicating the expected tide.
It was my job to entertain the endless tide of friends and family who visited.
High tide and raw sewage continually threaten to rise up over the thresholds of its thousands of plank-and-corrugated-iron shacks.
During periods of low tide, pools form along this shore in rocky depressions.
To stem this tide of rapid turnover, colleges must create incentives for fund raisers to stay in one place longer.
Lunar gravity at perigee pulls tide waters about an inch higher than usual.
Visit during low tide to hike to some of the best locations.
The tide of self-published books threatens to swamp their products.
If the state is to make progress against illiteracy, it must stem the tide of school dropouts and teenage pregnancies.
Thus was launched the crusading movement, whose high tide lasted for two centuries.
On the other hand, there is such a thing as the galactic tide.
The timeline was inspired by the idea of creating a new law to help turn the tide on climate change and other environmental ills.
Even in a country that tolerates inequality, political consequences follow when the rising tide raises too few boats.
Firms do appear to believe that the tide has turned.
It was at low tide, sunk to a twisting channel between flanks of mud glinting with moonlight.
If you look at the tables for tides you will find that high tide comes twice a day.
The tide turned, and the medium helped become the message.
Its network of earthquake detectors and tide gauges detects quakes that may cause a tsunami.
Its publication was the high-water mark of the idealistic tide.
Another seasonal effect that could be considered initiating change is the solar tide.
Over the past few months, major players in the world of e-mail have proposed schemes for combating the rising tide of spam.
Yet in the last eight months, the tide appears to have dramatically turned.
The educational foundations of our society are presently being eroded by a rising tide of mediocrity.
Beachcombers leave footprints, usually washed away by the tide.
Companies fear that, after they have invested billions in a plant, the political tide will turn once more and bankrupt them.
The oar sounds and the tide's sounds went beautifully together.
For six months they had been trying to conceive, and still her period was as regular as the tide.
But as in any disaster the nays will ride the tide as long as the wave will hold them in an effort to squash logic and reason.
They sit on piles drilled into the riverbed, and at low tide are six feet below the surface.
Two people could get six clams at one tide change which had to be the lowest tide for the month.
Fortunately, an expanded arsenal and interesting mechanics will help turn the tide.
Check the local tide level at a glance with this personalized tide clock.
They want the government to act to stem the tide of foreclosures.
Another week without rain, more pictures of reservoirs at low tide.
Fortunes were made in bucket shops, and the tide of suckers was endless.
Agricultural runoff has encouraged algae blooms, such as the red tide.
Make an arrangement near the water's edge and wait for the tide to reclaim them.
It was a rising tide that lifted all boats, including the arts and humanities.
The tide is another form of powerful natural energy.
They would have been easy to miss if you weren't on the shore looking back or in a boat at full tide.
Ocean tide fluctuations effect beach access by vehicles.
It shows clouds streaming across the sky, star-spangled heavens and the oscillations of the tide.
At high tide each day much of the town is now underwater.
As the tide comes in over exposed coral reef platforms it follows the rising waters hunting and feeding as it goes.
These steps, he says, could tide the government over until the autumn.
We demand that engineers and scientists swim against that tide.
It drifts toward disaster on a tinselly tide of imports.
What can be done to stem the tide of sedentary lifestyles in people.
Spiders are found everywhere from rain forests to deserts, and can even be found in tide pools along the coast.
When the tide rose they both floated off down the stream.
The gate could be raised and lowered in accordance with tide and weather, controlling water flowing in and out of the river.
Chronology matters here, if one is to chart the rising tide.
In certain seasons the smelt come in to spawn after high tide at particular times of the month.
That's because this is a tide which would seem to lift all boats.
May hear strange flitting notes die on the solemn tide.
Suppose somebody got hungry but forgot to check their lunar calendar and arrived at the water's edge at mid or even high tide.
No one can accurately ascertain how much oil is escaping or how long before the tide can be stemmed.
In the developing world, in particular, efforts at prevention have failed to stem the tide of new infections.
Hundreds of dead fish washing up along a beach appear to have died from a fresh bloom of red tide, marine scientists say.
But it is worth remembering that this is a tide that has risen in the past, only to ebb again.
Two small splashes had helped to change the tide of time.
We have been awash in a steadily increasing tide of information for the past century.
Tide pools depend on the changing level of ocean water.
But last week, this tide seemed to peak, and then begin to roll back.
It was ultimate candor, it was the body's lingo, it was low tide in his inner ear.
High tide will climb far up the beach while low tide will expose areas normally submerged.
Consumers who vote with their pocketbooks can turn the tide of demand.
During nesting, they use the wind and the tide to help them reach the beach.
Gravity is currently able to move the water during periods of low tide, when sea level falls below that of the lake.
Still, when looked at against the findings of other studies, it suggests a rising tide.
It's time for us to acknowledge that a rising tide does not lift all boats.
Indeed, the behavior of this whole human throng is not so different from that of a tide of rats.
Water level observations at coastal tide stations comprise a critical component of an effective tsunami warning system.
Ultimately, the only way to turn the tide against piracy would be to offer pirates and their families a better way of life.
Thirty years ago, he recalls, the tide pools here were thick with oil.
The storm came ashore at the time of the high tide, which added to the surge of water being pushed ahead by the hurricane.
He even acknowledges that the tide line might be high.
By the seventeenth century, though, the tide had begun to turn.
The tide of summer bungalows creeps up their watercourses.
Nor did any other extreme measures turn the faltering tide.
They timed their journeys to use the tides and surface currents and stopped when the tide turned.
Fatalism only ensures that that tide does not turn sooner.
When the tide bottomed out altogether, whole stretches of reef came into the open air.
Yet there is also a growing feeling that the tide has turned against integration.
But the economy will also grow, and if the rising tide is no longer lifting all boats, not many are being left in the mud.
Within two years, there were eight new albums, and the tide has yet to ebb.
These are of obvious influence if you're a geoduck, a type of clam that people dig up at low tide.
Now she was sure she'd come across something truly sensational, but there was an incoming tide on the horizon.
But there's an effort to hold back the rising tide of whaling.
Must trust their oars, methinks not few, against the ebbing tide.
Or a mechanical sea lift can be driven by a floating push rod rising and falling with the tide.
At low tide, pigs snuffle among the offal and rubbish, and little boys with sticks search for crabs and mussels.
The theory seems to be: if the anchor does not hold, cut it free and drift with the tide.
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