tidal bore


tidal bore
A wave, in the form of a wall of water, formed by an incoming tide funneling into an estuary

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  • Tidal bore — Aegir redirects here. For the mythological figure, see Ægir. For the moon of Saturn, see Aegir (moon). The tidal bore in Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska A tidal bore (or simply bore in context, or also aegir, eagre, or eygre) is a tidal phenomenon in… …   Wikipedia

  • tidal bore — bore (1) a rapid tidal rise in a river that forms an advancing wall of water. Also called eagre) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tidal bore — noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) • Syn: ↑bore, ↑eagre, ↑aegir, ↑eager • Hypernyms: ↑tidal flow, ↑tidal current …   Useful english dictionary

  • tidal bore — noun a large wave or bore caused by the constriction of the spring tide as it enters a long, narrow, shallow inlet …   English new terms dictionary

  • tidal bore — bore3. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tidal Bore Inn — (Truro,Канада) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 29 Truro Heights Road, B6L …   Каталог отелей

  • Bore — may refer to:* Bore (engine), the diameter of a cylinder in a piston engine * Bore (wind instruments), the interior chamber of a wind instrument * Bore (woreda), a district of Ethiopia that includes the town of Bore * Bore, Italy * Gauge (bore… …   Wikipedia

  • Tidal race — (or tidal rapid) is a natural occurrence whereby a fast moving tide passes through a constriction resulting in the formation of waves, eddies and hazardous currents. The constriction can be a passage where the sides narrow, for example the Gulf… …   Wikipedia

  • bore — bore1 boreable, borable, adj. /bawr, bohr/, v., bored, boring, n. v.t. 1. to pierce (a solid substance) with some rotary cutting instrument. 2. to make (a hole) by drilling with such an instrument. 3. to form, make, or construct (a tunnel, mine,… …   Universalium

  • bore — Synonyms and related words: acupunctuation, acupuncture, aggravation, annoyance, auger, bad news, be tedious, bedevilment, billow, bite, bore stiff, bore to death, bore to distraction, bore to tears, boring, bother, botheration, bothersomeness,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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