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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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It was, therefore, with some pleasure that I contemplated reviewing Tom Bramble's Trade Unionism in Australia: A History from Flood to Ebb Tide.
Don Coe of Northumbria Water fished the ebb tide from Hendon prom taking double shots of coley to 2lb and cod to 3lb on cocktails of worm and crab.
Under summer conditions, maximum currents were observed close to the west margin of the estuary mouth (Mundaka port) during ebb tide and low water.
The ebb tide not only accelerates the outgoing flow; the energy gets injected into the incoming waves, causing them to rise significantly higher.
The lower the gauge height, the better the success during an ebb tide as the combination of downstream current and ebbing tide provide identifiable current breaks, attraction areas for American shad.
Now that an ebb tide may be in the offing, mass market retailers will increasingly fall into two categories--those that meet the expectations of consumers in terms of merchandise assortment, shopping ambiance and price, and those that do not.
For Morris, writing with disapprobation in these pages during the early '70s ("Some Splashes in the Ebb Tide," February 1973), that collapse had already occurred: The advent of multiple tendencies such as Minimal, Conceptual, process, and body art, along with performance and film, exposed a "present environment of pluralities of expressions and a lost historical faith.
In contrast, tidal asymmetry and variation of tidal amplitudes during fortnightly tidal cycles may create a turbidity maximum in the estuary which increases sediment escape to the sea during an ebb tide if the longitudinal semidiurnal tidal excursion is large enough (Castaing and Allen 1981).
And some, those floating supporters who are so easily sucked into the ebb tide of despair, will almost certainly add: "I won't be going back to Highfield Road while he's still there
One reason so many of these abuses ate surfacing now is that we are in the ebb tide of the vast 1990s economic expansion.
Investigations showed the two crossed over the ebb tide to a rock about 100 meters from the shore, an area local fishermen say they avoid due to its danger.
Somerset's Alan Culley, from Bridgwater, cast a ragworm bait in a Bristol Channel ebb tide at Hinkley Point beach and won a brisk fight with a 4lb 14oz 8dms beaut.
And after having watched everyone aboard (including myself) dip into the beer cooler with great frequency all day, my confidence in our collective reflexes and judgment was at ebb tide.
The tideland, which becomes a beach at ebb tide, is host to more than 600 species of migratory waterfowls and 106 species of fish.
The Sambanse tideland, which becomes a beach at ebb tide, is host to more than 600 migratory waterfowls and young fish.