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rip cur·rent

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  1. rip currentnoun

    rip tide, riptide, rip

  2. rip currentnoun

    A strong flow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves

    riptide, rip tide, rip

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  1. riptide, rip currentnoun

    a strong surface current flowing outwards from a shore

    crosscurrent, rip, countercurrent, riptide, tide rip

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  1. Mike Lampson and Rodney Sanders:

    His kids got stuck in that rip current, josh is the hero. He went out there. He paid the ultimate sacrifice. He gave his life for his kids.

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    Marine Biology Professor Christopher Lowe have a much bigger risk driving to the beach, or even getting caught in a rip current than Marine Biology Professor Christopher Lowe ever would from being bitten by a shark.

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