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 difference in height between mean higher high water and mean lower low water. For other ranges see spring, neap, perigean, apogean, and tropic tides; and tropic ranges.
Range Adjective Synonyms: scope, sweep, reach, limit, extent, span, area, radius, distance, compass, latitude, stretch, sphere, orbit
Range Noun Synonyms: kitchen range, (cooking-) stove, cooker, trade mark Aga, cook-stove
Range Verb Synonyms: cover, traverse, roam, rove, travel over or across, go or pass over, drift, migrate, wander, move, extend
Science / Tides and Currents / Modified-Range Ratio Method: A tidal datum computation method. Generally used for the East Coast, Gulf Coast, and Caribbean Island stations. Values needed are mean tide level (MTL), mean diurnal tide level (DTL), mean range of ti MORE
Science / Tides and Currents / Tide Reducers: Height corrections for reducing soundings to chart datum (MLLW). A tide reducer represents the height of the water level at a given place and time relative to chart datum. Tide reducers are obtained f MORE