MLA Citation: Bloomfield, Louis A. "Question 213"
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213. What's a rip tide?
According to the dictionaries, it's just a form of fast moving current, a rip current. Water returning either from the shore (after a wave breaks) or from a channel (as the result of the tide) can create a strong current that's difficult to stand still against.

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