noun Date: 1862 rip current

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Riptide — Riptide, or rip current, refers to a strong flow of water near the shore.Riptide may also refer to:* Riptide (TV series), a 1980s television detective series * Riptide (album), a 1985 album by Robert Palmer * Riptide (comics) (Janos Quested), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Riptide — Titre original Riptide Genre Série policière Créateur(s) Stephen J. Cannell Frank Lupo Musique Mike Post Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • riptide — [rip′tīd΄] n. [ RIP2 + TIDE1] a current opposing other currents, producing violently disturbed water; esp., the strong, narrow flow of sea water that rushes seaward after incoming waves pile up on the shore: also rip tide …   English World dictionary

  • Riptide — Der englische Begriff Riptide bezeichnet einen Brandungsrückstrom die englischsprachige Originalversion der US amerikanischen Fernsehserie Trio mit vier Fäusten die englischsprachige Originalversion der australischen Fernsehserie S.O.S. –… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • riptide — noun /ˈrɪp.taɪd/ A strong flow of water away from the shore of the ocean. This beach suffers from a riptide that can easily sweep you out to sea. Syn: rip current …   Wiktionary

  • riptide — [[t]rɪ̱ptaɪd[/t]] riptides also rip tide N COUNT A riptide is an area of sea where two different currents meet or where the water is extremely deep. Riptides make the water very rough and dangerous …   English dictionary

  • riptide — /rip tuyd /, n. a tide that opposes another or other tides, causing a violent disturbance in the sea. [1860 65; RIP2 + TIDE1] Syn. See undertow. * * * …   Universalium

  • riptide — Synonyms and related words: direct tide, ebb, ebb and flow, ebb tide, flood, flood tide, flow, flux, flux and reflux, full tide, high tide, high water, low tide, low water, lunar tide, neap, neap tide, opposite tide, refluence, reflux, rip, solar …   Moby Thesaurus

  • riptide — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. undertow …   English dictionary for students

  • riptide — rip|tide [ rıp,taıd ] noun count an area of rough sea where water currents meet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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