What made you want to look up undercurrent? The Strid is also dangerous because there are no banks. The river is made up of rapids and waterfalls and the narrow areas compress this rushing motion for a violent undercurrent. By subscribing, you agree that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Undercurrent definition is - a current below the upper currents or surface. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Host your WordPress site with Managed WordPress at Laughing Squid Hosting. Send us feedback. Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free! The speed on the surface will not give you an indication of the undercurrent. To stop seeing this banner click Accept, or select Manage cookies to set your preferences and privacy settings. It looks safe, it looks tempting, and it’ll kill you. Editor's picks. The Fraser River basin in British Columbia, Canada. “Undercurrent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undercurrent. In a tidal episode Amazing Places, host Tom Scott explains why a seemingly innocent stretch of water is so incredibly deadly. Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way. We’ve sent a link to to change your password. A post shared by Bolton Abbey Estate (@boltonabbeyestate) on Dec 26, 2019 at 9:19am PST, A post shared by Bethan (@malkinflower) on Jan 10, 2016 at 5:51pm PST, A post shared by Bolton Abbey Estate (@boltonabbeyestate) on Mar 16, 2020 at 2:36am PDT, A post shared by Anthony Nichols (@tonytrout1954) on Nov 8, 2018 at 12:59am PST, A post shared by Doug McKillop (@doug_mckillop) on Apr 16, 2020 at 1:07pm PDT, Follow Laughing Squid: Facebook | Twitter | Google News, Follow Laughing Squid on Facebook and Twitter. An undercurrent is a type of current which runs below the surface of air or water currents. Sign up to our newsletter, Peru on edge as hundreds of Chinese vessels approach its waters, Russian Fishery sees 'positive' pollock TAC outlook, not 50% drop, Russian pollock group head dismisses talk of 50% TAC cut by 2025 as 'nonsense', Vietnam's shrimp sector emerges from COVID 'the winner', Newfoundland harvesters try again to hold up Royal Greenland, Quinlan merger, Pollock producers eye higher 2021 prices with US block production down 42%, Trade insights: Ecuador shrimp exporters pivot to Europe, US, Hofseth exec named to VP role at Honey Smoked Fish, Sino Agro in court as decrepit state of shrimp ‘megafarm’ revealed, Russian pollock group head dismisses talk of 50% TAC cut by 2025 as ‘nonsense’, Mercadona partnership boosts Jealsa’s revenue, pushes profits to record, Chilean campaign seeks to shore up salmon’s reputation in China, Ecuadorian shrimp farmers ‘cautiously optimistic’ as prices keep rising, Vietnam’s shrimp sector emerges from COVID ‘the winner’.