Geopotential Difference

Science / Tides and Currents / Geopotential Difference: The work per unit mass gained or required in moving a unit mass vertically from one geopotential surface to another. See geopotential, geopotential anomaly, and geopotential topography.

Other Words for Difference

Difference Verb Synonyms: distinction, dissimilarity, discrepancy, unlikeness, disagreement, inconsistency, diversity, variation, imbalance, inequality, dissimilitude, incongruity, contrast, contradistinction, contrariety
Difference Noun Synonyms: change, alteration, metamorphosis, reformation, transformation, conversion, adjustment, modification

Geopotential Anomaly

Science / Tides and Currents / Geopotential Anomaly: The excess in geopotential difference over the standard geopotential difference [at a standard specific volume at 35 parts per thousand (?€°) and 0 degrees C] between isobaric surfaces. See geopote MORE


Science / Tides and Currents / Geopotential: The unit of geopotential difference, equal to the gravity potential of 1 meter squared per second squared, m2 / s2, or 1 joule per kilogram, J / kg. MORE

Geopotential Topography

Science / Tides and Currents / Geopotential Topography: The topography of an equiscalar (usually isobaric) surface in terms of geopotential difference. As depicted on maps, isopleths are formed by the intersection of the isobaric surface with a series of g MORE

Difference From S and P

Business / Finance / Difference From S and P: Short version of Euro rate differential, which is a Chicago Mercantile Exchange Futures contract that is founded on the interest rate spread between the U.S. dollar and the British pound, the German m MORE

Potential Difference

Science / Chemistry / Potential Difference: Work that must be done to move an electric charge between specified points. Electric potential differences are measured in volts. MORE

Tidal Difference

Science / Tides and Currents / Tidal Difference: Difference in time or height between a high or low water at a subordinate station and a reference station for which predictions are given in the Tide Tables. The difference, when applied according to MORE