marea
feminine noun
1. tide (del mar)
  • marea alta/baja -> high/low tide
  • marea negra -> oil slick
  • marea viva -> spring tide
  • está subiendo/bajando la marea -> the tide is coming in/going out
2. flood (multitud)

marea [mah-ray’-ah]
noun
1. The tide. (f)
2. Sea shore; tidal area. (f)
3. Soft wind. (f)
4. Collection of street dirt. (f)
5. Drizzle (llovizna); (Cono Sur) sea mist. (f)
  • Marea creciente -> flood-tide
  • Marea menguante -> ebb-tide
  • Dirección de las mareas -> setting of the tide
  • Ir contra marea -> to sail against the tide
  • Navegar con la marea -> to tide up or down
  • Mareas vivas -> springtides
  • La marea crece -> the tide flows
noun
1. Marl, loam, clay-marl. (f)
2. A coarse cloth, formerly used for mourning. (f)

marea
1 (Geografía) tide
marea alta high tide; high water
marea baja low tide; low water
marea creciente rising tide
marea menguante ebb tide
marea muerta neap tide
marea negra oil slick
marea viva spring tide
2 (flujo) tide
la marea de la rebelión the tide of revolt; una auténtica marea humana a real flood of people
3 (brisa) light sea breeze
4 (llovizna) drizzle; (S. Cone) sea mist

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