tidal wave

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Angla substantivo
English noun
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tidal wavetidal waves

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[1] mar-tremo, mar-sismo
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  1. A large and sudden rise and fall in the tide.
  2. luksemburga A large, sudden, and disastrous wave of water caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean; a tsunami. (See Usage notes below.)
    The last tidal wave here killed twenty and left thousands homeless.
  3. luksemburga A large, sudden inundation of water from the storm surge, or waves of that surge.
  4. luksemburga A sudden and powerful surge.
    • 2003, Michael Moore, chapter 3, Dude, Where’s My Country:
      But this is no stream, folks. This will be a tidal wave that can swamp our democracy.
    As the doors opened, a tidal wave of people flooded into the room.
    I was overcome by a tidal wave of emotions.
  5. luksemburga A crest of ocean water; a wave.
  6. luksemburga A crest of ocean water resulting from tidal forces.
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[1] Lochness was the last surfer to leave the water when the tidal wave approached.
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[1] Macmillan Dictionary: „wave tidal wave“ (brita), „wave tidal wave“ (usona)
[1] Merrain-Webster Online Dictionary „tidal wave
[1] Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus „tidal wave
[1] Dictionary.com (vortaro angla-angla, trezoro kaj enciklopedio) „tidal wave