half tide
the state or time of the tide when halfway between high water and low water.
[1625-35]

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  • Half tide — Half Half (h[aum]f), a. [AS. healf, half, half; as a noun, half, side, part; akin to OS., OFries., & D. half, G. halb, Sw. half, Dan. halv, Icel. h[=a]lfr, Goth. halbs. Cf. {Halve}, {Behalf}.] 1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • half-tide — /haf ˈtaɪd/ (say hahf tuyd) noun the state of the tide when halfway between high water and low water …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Half Tide Rock (Tasmania) — Half Tide Rock is a small rocky island with an area of 0.13 ha, in south eastern Australia. It is part of the Petrel Island Group, lying in Bass Strait close to Walker and Robbins Islands in north west Tasmania.FaunaRecorded breeding seabird,… …   Wikipedia

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