Tidal-wave sentence example
In Acapulco a tidal wave followed the shock.
Carmen poured grain into the feeders and the smell of oats and honey brought a tidal wave of goats into the barn.
The tidal wave of the Southern Ocean, which sweeps uninterruptedly round the globe from east to west, generates a secondary wave between Africa and South America, which travels north at a rate dependent only on the depth of the ocean.
The present city is half a mile north of the site of the old town, which was destroyed by an earthquake and tidal wave in 1746.
In 1868 the town was nearly destroyed by an earthquake, in 1875 by fire, and again in 1877 by earthquakes, a fire and a tidal wave.Advertisement
It is situated on the right bank of the Seine, the tidal wave of which (mascaret) can be well seen at this point.
A very strong "bore" or tidal wave runs up the estuary of the Meghna at spring tides, and a singular sound like thunder, known as the "Barisal guns," is often heard far out at sea about the time it is coming in.
Second course Circles crash through the tidal wave of monster post grunge rock that is Why.
News began to filter through and we heard that an earthquake in Sumatra had caused a tidal wave.
With Aids in Africa, you can't see the tidal wave of despair.Advertisement
Such knowledge floods the soul unseen with a soundless tidal wave of deepening thought.
The tidal wave of violence in Gotham proves to be the work of someone the Batman trusted.
With Aids in Africa, you ca n't see the tidal wave of despair.
Even more astounding is the fact that the turn of the century tidal wave of new technology made it possible for scrappers to reap the benefits of free materials.
In turn, this makes ticket prices high, but savvy park guests can find Sea World discounts that allow them to enjoy all these parks have to offer without drowning under a tidal wave of dollar signs.Advertisement
In the case of Messina the horror of the situation was heightened by a tidal wave.
The town occupies a narrow beach between the sea and bluffs, and was greatly damaged by an earthquake and tidal wave in 1877.
Coquimbo was swept by a tidal wave in 1849, and Concepcion and Talcahuano were similarly destroyed in 1835.
The great earthquake which partially destroyed Valparaiso in 1906, however, was not followed by a tidal wave.