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Definition of the noun Ebb and flow

What does Ebb and flow mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. The flowing out and in of the tide.
  2. [figuratively] A large flowing out and in.

Definition of the verb Ebb and flow

What does Ebb and flow mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. To alternately ebb and flow.

Music

  1. "ebb and flow" is a composition.
  2. "Ebb and Flow" is a musical album of Celia Vaz, Ape, A.P.E., Celia Vaz.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  3. "ebb and flow" is a musical single of Ray.
    • also known as ebb and flow
    • released on

Films

  1. "Ebb and Flow" is a 2012 short drama and documentary film written and directed by Gabriel Mascaro.
  2. "Ebb And Flow" is a short film.
    • countries: Brazil, Spain
    • language: Portuguese Language
    • genre: Documentary film
    • released in

Artwork

"Ebb and Flow", is a public mural by American artist Douglas David, located on the exterior of the Consolidated Building in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. It was painted in 2006 by David using exterior house paint.

  • completed in (9 years ago)

Miscellanea

Ebb and flow are two phases of the tide or any similar movement of water. The ebb is the outgoing phase, when the tide drains away from the shore; and the flow is the incoming phase when water rises again. The terms are also common in figurative use.

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Google previewThe Silk Road Encyclopedia (2016)

by Su-il Jeong

ebb and flow phenomenon A phenomenon in which ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

time; season—now used only in composition, as Christmas-tide; fit time; opportunity; the alternate ebb and flow, or rising and falling, of large bodies of water, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Population and Demographics (2014)

by James Ciment, Immanuel Ness

Government Policies Government policies restricting and promoting population movement strongly influence the ebb and flow of migration. During the Cold War, the Soviet Union restricted population movement between East and West.

Google previewThe Eat Right 4 Your Type The complete Blood Type Encyclopedia (2002)

by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

Yet there is something very intellectually and emotionally riveting about understanding the ebb and flow of our human experience. Not only is it fascinating from an intellectual standpoint, but we also can see, feel and touch the modernday ...

Google previewDictionary of Images and Symbols in Counselling (1998)

by William Stewart

'ebb and flow' (a continuing process of decline and upturn in circumstances); 'on the ebb' (in decline). A connected ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge (1804)

Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Economy. Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial, Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts in Five Volumes by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, James Mease

TIDE, denotes the rising and falling of sea-water; a phenomenon which is observable on all the shores of the ocean: it is also termed the flux and rr-jlux, or the alternate ebb and flow. The water of the sea flows for about 6 hours from south to ...

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Quotes about Ebb and flow

I have a terrific marriage, but unlike a lot of relationships where they ebb and flow, no matter what happens you fall deeper and deeper in love every day. It's kind of the best thing that can happen to you. It's thrilling. (Hugh Jackman)
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