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 tidal wave tidal wave

noun

  • a wave resulting from the periodic flow of the tides that is caused by the gravitational attraction of the moon and sun  ( tidal wave )
    a wave resulting from the periodic flow of the tides that is caused by the gravitational attraction of the moon and sun
  • an unusual (and often destructive) rise of water along the seashore caused by a storm or a combination of wind and high tide  ( tidal wave )
    an unusual (and often destructive) rise of water along the seashore caused by a storm or a combination of wind and high tide
  • an overwhelming manifestation of some emotion or phenomenon  ( tidal wave )
    an overwhelming manifestation of some emotion or phenomenon
     a tidal wave of nausea
    a tidal wave of nausea
     the flood of letters hit him with the force of a tidal wave
    the flood of letters hit him with the force of a tidal wave
     a tidal wave of crime
    a tidal wave of crime


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