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tide

 [tīd]
a physiologic variation or increase of a certain constituent in body fluids.
acid tide a temporary increase in the acidity of the urine that sometimes follows fasting.
alkaline tide a temporary increase in the alkalinity of the urine during gastric digestion.
fat tide the increase of a fat in the lymph and blood following a meal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tide

(tīd),
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[A.S. tīd, time]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tide

(tīd)
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tide

(tīd)
Alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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A spokesman said: "The nets finally were freed, and because of a fast ebbing tide, and insufficient engine power the crew of the fishing boat requested a tow back to their moorings at Connah's Quay Docks, a tow was connected and the fishing boat was placed safely back on its moorings.
A spokesman said: "As the lifeboat was nearing the rocks the ebbing tide and winds were taking the lifeboat away from the scene.
Consequently, all the water in the dock drained out with the ebbing tide.
A water level switch could activate a circuit and an ebbing tide to switch the lights off.
It was a good sunshine test for the crews, especially beating back against the ebbing tide after the officials opted for a downhill opening leg towards Puffin Island.
Tinny, from Upton, was on board "Magyar" and, using a large helping of black lug worm, caught his prize fish on the last run of the ebbing tide.
The trimaran with two men on board was on a journey from Chester to Rhos on Sea when it ran aground due to an ebbing tide one mile north of Flint.
Fishing the ebbing tide and start of the flood from a spot near to the pumping station on the rocks, Gavin offered lugworm tipped with crab and caught four dabs, seven codling (the best 4-1-0) and 10 whiting.
He added: "Because of the ebbing tide and fading light, we launched both craft, and had an ambulance waiting at Harrison Drive.
Crews found the man, from the Manchester area, washed ashore by the ebbing tide on the Caernarfon side of the Strait and took him to Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor.
Crew member Paul Frost said the offshore wind and ebbing tide quickly took the dinghy out