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Synonyms for ebb

Synonyms for ebb

the act or process of becoming less active or intense

to move back or away from a point, limit, or mark

to become or cause to become less active or intense

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a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)

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the outward flow of the tide

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flow back or recede

hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb

fall away or decline

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There are only two Ebb & Flow public houses at the moment (the other is in Southampton, with two more to follow in Chichester and Sutton Coldfield).
About Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) Established by the California Residential Mitigation Program, EBB offers up to $3,000 to help California homeowners retrofit their houses to reduce potential damage from earthquakes.
Focusing on passages in which EBB desires revolutionary violence in Italy, scorning "Peace that sits / Beside a hearth in self-commended mood," he argues that the poem "uses the figure of the heart to emphasize conflict rather than sympathy" (302).
Ebb and Flow deliberately plunged into a lunar mountain in December after mapping the moon's gravity field in unprecedented detail.
The spacecrafts Ebb and Flow completed their mission with a lunar impact on December 17 after 11.
So much of ``Curtains'' is devoted to that 1959 musical-within-a-musical that Kander, Ebb and Holmes probably had an absolute blast monkeying with the genre.
Both females with early embryos and postlarval release females entrained in the field have circatidal rhythms, in which they swim vertically at the time of consecutive ebb tides at the collection site or on alternate ebb tides.
During ebb tides, the open ocean receives subterranean waters, which can be rich in microbes and their nutrients, he says.
7 billion years, this artistic depiction of 2005 represents the lunar phases, the ebb and flow of tides, the ratio of sunlight to darkness, the positions of stars and planets depending on the time of year, and the behavior of vegetation and animal life.
Ann Reinking returns to choreograph The Visit, a John Kander and Fred Ebb musical based on Friedrich Durrenmatt's sour play about a millionairess--to be played by Angela Lansbury--with scores to settle.
The revenues EBB reaps from these modest charges-between $120,000 and $150,000 annually-more than cover the system's operating and staffing costs.
To protect its reputation and business, Uniol has sent a formal notice of legal proceedings to the biodiesel producer Petrotec and to the lobby organisation EBB.
How the EBB Program Works Seismic retrofits of these types typically cost between $2,000 and $10,000 and can be performed either by a contractor or a homeowner.
Ebb and Flow, the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission probes, are being prepared for their controlled descent and impact on a mountain near the Moon's north pole at about 2:28 p.
Aurora Leigh is even more prominent than usual in EBB criticism this year, with a new "Reading Guide" and several articles or book chapters treating it from various angles (portraiture, religion, gift-giving, and parallels with Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, revision of Wordsworth's Prelude, the discourse of sensibility).