Definitions for "Ebb tide"
Keywords:  tide, seaward, recedes, tidal, falls
The reflux of tide water; the retiring tide; -- opposed to flood tide.
tidal current that generally moves seaward and occurs during the part of the tide cycle when sea level is falling. (see also: flood tide)
tide that lowers the water surface of an ocean and moves the shoreline farther seaward.
Keywords:  current, see
See ebb current.