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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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It was, therefore, with some pleasure that I contemplated reviewing Tom Bramble's Trade Unionism in Australia: A History from Flood to Ebb Tide.
The rate of exchange of suspended sediment through the middle estuary at Wardell during dry season spring and neap tides was almost the same for both flood tide and ebb tide conditions, indicating that there is very little exchange of suspended sediment between the upper estuary and the lower estuary.
But if it is caught by an ebb tide then it could be taken out far to sea and may never be recovered.
So it was to the great delight to my friends Barry, Ruth, Keith and Chris when 2 seals came right up to my boat, virtually trying to climb to 150 forget to address aboard - this was at 1800-1830 hrs Friday with a strong ebb tide , which would have carried the seals effortlessly from Penrhyn Bay
Seb Fox, 27, of Newcastle, was pulled out the river yesterday morning by Brian Murphy after calling for help as he was being swept past St Peter's Basin by the ebb tide.
The ebb tide not only accelerates the outgoing flow; the energy gets injected into the incoming waves, causing them to rise significantly higher.
The dinghy had been swept out on an ebb tide and was heading north towards Johnshaven, Aberdeenshire, when the lifeboat crew caught up with it.
Densities of FIB tended to be up to three times greater during flood than ebb tide conditions depending on the tidal range.
Under constant conditions in the laboratory, females with mature eggs had a circatidal rhythm in which they have frequent bouts of swimming to the surface of a vertical column during the time of ebb tide in the field, and they remain on the bottom during the time of flood fide in the field (Forward et al.
Jan's choice of a 6ft deep gully known for years as a feeding ground for big fish paid off when the big blonde munched Marcus's mackerel bait and started a fierce 20-minute fight in a strong ebb tide.
Like Arthur, my lurcher, who follows me faithfully along Blackpool beach, I will continue to follow my club even at ebb tide.
The Sambanse area, which becomes a beach at ebb tide, is frequented by migratory waterfoul and young fish.
O UTSIDE the ebb tide of assorted human flotsam and jetsam is beginning to flow towards the exits.
The Sea King from HMS Gannet, at Prestwick, was scrambled when mud banks uncovered by the ebb tide prevented a lifeboat from getting alongside
Bragg says it now appears that every ebb tide may remove some oil - even after heavy weathering has rendered oil tarry and very insoluble in water.