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low tide

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
the time when the sea has reached its lowest level
Translations of “low tide”
in Chinese (Traditional) (大海的)低潮時期,退潮期間…
in Chinese (Simplified) (大海的)低潮时期,退潮期间…
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