tidal-basin

tidal basin

noun
an artificial body of water open to a river, stream, etc., subject to tidal action.

Origin:
1855–60

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tidal basin
 
n
a basin for vessels that is filled at high tide

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tidal basin  
An area that holds water during high tide, especially a body of water in an area subject to tides whose water level is maintained at a desired level by artificial means.
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