tide

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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.

tide

(tīd),
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[A.S. tīd, time]

tide

(tīd)
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]

tide

(tīd)
Alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]
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Finally, in many cases redfish on the edge will hold in water depths of 2 to 5 feet of water where the water is just deep enough to disguise their presence until a flooding tide beckons the school back onto nearby shallow structure.
The contest took place during a flooding tide and Paul caught his flounders on razor fish bait and a size one hook.
A second event followed at New Brighton around low water with an Olympic style course followed by a third race on the flooding tide back to the original line.
Fie likes to retrieve a custom made inline spinner during a flooding tide and close to deepwater dock pilings.