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tide-rip

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Short waves or ripples caused by eddies made by a tide as it rises or falls over an uneven bottom, or at sea where two currents meet. Waves in a tide-rip do not break whereas in an overfall...

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tide-rip

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Short waves or ripples caused by eddies made by a tide as it rises or falls over an uneven bottom, or at sea where two currents meet. Waves in a tide-rip do not break whereas in an overfall...

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The Rip Tide

Christopher Bail.

in Terrified

December 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 3885 words.

This chapter explains why the impassioned warnings of anti-Muslim fringe organizations overshadowed the dispassionate condemnations of terrorism produced by mainstream organizations with...

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tide-rip

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 49 words.

short waves or ripples caused by eddies made by a tide as it rises or falls over an uneven bottom,

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Benét, William Rose (1886–1950)

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 60 words.

who wrote exuberant, romantic verse, ranging from Oriental fantasy to cowboy balladry. Rip Tide (1932) and The Dust

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Merry Men of May

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A name given to the tide-rips formed during the ebb in the Pentland Firth in the far north of Scotland.

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Merry Men of May

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 24 words.

a name given to the tide-rips formed during the ebb in the Pentland Firth in the far north of Scotland.

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overfall

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A condition of the sea when it falls into breaking waves caused by wind or current over an irregular bottom, or by currents meeting. Tide-rips and tide-races frequently cause overfalls.

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