Science / Tides and Currents / Rip: Agitation of water caused by the meeting of currents or by a rapid current setting over an irregular bottom. Termed tide rip when a tidal current is involved. See overfalls.
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Rip Adjective Synonyms: tear, rent, split, gash, slash, rift, cleft, rupture
Rip Verb Synonyms: tear (apart or asunder), rend, be torn or rent, split, cut (apart)

Rip Current

Science / Geology / Rip Current: A strong, narrow current of high velocity and short duration that flows seaward through the breaker zone. Caused when a build up of water pushed onto the beach by winds and waves returns seaward. MORE


Business / Agriculture / Riparian: Pertaining to or situated on or along the bank of a stream or other body of water. Often referred to in the context of cattle grazing and protection of streams for fish and wildlife habitat, and water MORE


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Subscription Agreement

Business / Finance / Subscription Agreement: Agreement to buy new issue of securities. MORE

Subscription Farming

Business / Agriculture / Subscription Farming: Usually refers to a direct marketing arrangement between a local farmer and one or more nearby consumers, where the consumer pays, or agrees to pay, the farmer in advance for delivery of a variety of MORE

Subscription Price

Business / Finance / Subscription Price: An application reviewed by the general partner to join a limited partnership. MORE