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tidal wave

noun [C]
 
 
a very large wave that destroys things, often caused by an earthquake (= when the Earth shakes) Waves
Translations of “tidal wave”
in Chinese (Traditional) 海, 海嘯…
in Russian приливная волна…
in Turkish (okyanusta/denizde deprem sonrası oluşan) deprem dalgası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海, 海啸…
in Polish fala pływowa…
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