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Noun: flood tide  flúd tId
  1. The highest point of anything conceived of as growing, developing or unfolding
    "in the flood tide of his success";
    - climax
     
  2. The occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)
    "a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood tide, leads on to fortune";
    - flood, rising tide

Derived forms: flood tides

Type of: juncture, occasion, tide

Antonym: ebbtide

Encyclopedia: Flood tide