Lunar Interval

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunar Interval: The difference in time between the transit of the Moon over the meridian of Greenwich and a local meridian. The average value of this interval, expressed in hours, is 0.069 L, where L is the local longitude in degrees, positive for west longitude and negative for east. The lunar interval equals the difference between the local and Greenwich interval of a tide or current phase.

Other Words for Interval

Interval Noun Synonyms: intermission, interlude, entr'acte, break, pause, recess, rest (period), period, time, wait, spell, delay, lapse
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Lunicurrent Interval

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunicurrent Interval: The interval between the Moon's transit (upper or lower) over the local or Greenwich meridian and a specified phase of the tidal current following the transit. Examples are strength of flood interval MORE

Lunitidal Interval

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunitidal Interval: The interval between the Moon's transit (upper or lower) over the local or Greenwich meridian and the following high or low water. The average of all high water intervals for all phases of the Moon is MORE

Lunar Time

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunar Time: Time based upon the rotation of the Earth relative to the Moon. See lunar day. MORE

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