Definition of rip tide in English:

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rip tide

noun

Another term for rip2.
Example sentences
  • 19 Chinese migrant workers drowned in the fierce rip tide while picking cockles for just 11p an hour.
  • Five Narberth children caught in a rip tide off Morfa Bychan beach last Wednesday were lucky to escape with minor injuries.
  • ‘If you get caught in a rip tide, you should not try to swim against it,’ said Dave.

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