seiche

NOUN
  1. a wave on the surface of a lake or landlocked bay; caused by atmospheric or seismic disturbances
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How To Use seiche In A Sentence

  • The horizontal currents over the reef were found to be primarily due to the hydraulic flow and surface gravitational seiches.
  • The second uncommon event produced by the earthquake was the giant wave, known to geologists as a seiche, that formed when Hebgen Lake tipped and water began to slosh from one lake shore to the other and back again.
  • Another rare event that may result from a tsunami is a standing wave or seiche.
  • A particular feature of Lake Champlain - an effect called a seiche - may help to produce just such sightings.
  • As Goldberg recently wrote, reflexive toughness too often displaces seichel, the Yiddish word for wisdom, among Israel's leaders. TIME.com: Top Stories
  • Another type of water wave, a seiche, is generated in an enclosed body of water such as a lake.
  • A subsequent troop of smaller waves, called seiches, would then finish the job, rinsing away casinos and the waterfront escapes of Internet millionaires.
  • Trois gouttes de ce laict dessus la seiche cendre, 50 Aux cendres de Claude Colet
  • I am confident on Q3. We see a strong Q4, " Florian Seiche, head of HTC's business in Europe, Middle East and Africa, told Reuters at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin.
  • However, sloshing waves called seiches can arise within the harbor and cause water levels to vary as much as 1.8 meters in as little as 45 minutes.
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