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This week's word in the news: RIPTIDE

DEFINITION:
A particularly strong tidal current. A rip current which may carry a swimmer offshore (the term rip tide used in this sense is a misnomer).


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Mariners are urged to take caution as Hurricane Jose causes high seas and potentially dangerous riptides off Cape Cod and Nantucket, the National Weather Service said.
The Boston Globe -- 09/18/2017