Normal Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Normal Tide: A nontechnical term synonymous with tide; i.e., the rise and fall of the ocean due to the gravitational interactions of the Sun, Moon, and Earth alone. Use of this term is discouraged.

Other Words for Normal

Normal Noun Synonyms: standard, regular, average, conventional,ual, run-of-the-mill, ordinary, routine, universal, general, common, customary, natural, typical, conformist, orthodox, healthy
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Radiational Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Radiational Tide: Periodic variations in sea level primarily related to meteorological changes such as the semi daily (solar) cycle in barometric pressure, daily (solar) land and sea breezes, and seasonal (annual) chan MORE

Range Of Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Range Of Tide: The difference in height between consecutive high and low waters. The mean range is the difference in height between mean high water and mean low water. The great diurnal range or diurnal range is the MORE

Priming Of Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Priming Of Tide: The periodic acceleration in the time of occurrence of high and low waters due to changes in the relative positions of the Sun and Moon. MORE

Primary Control Tide Station

Science / Tides and Currents / Primary Control Tide Station: A tide station at which continuous observations have been made over a minimum of 19 years. Its purpose is to provide data for computing accepted values of the harmonic and non-harmonic constants essen MORE

Polypeptide

Science / Genetics / Polypeptide: A protein or part of a protein made of a chain of amino acids joined by a peptide bond. MORE

Red Tide

Science / Marine Biology / Red Tide: A dense outburst of phytoplankton (usually dinoflagellates) often coloring water red brown MORE

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