Science / Tides and Currents / Reference Station: A tide or current station for which independent daily predictions are given in the 'Tide Tables' and 'Tidal Current Tables,' and from which corresponding predictions are obtained for subordinate stations by means of differences and ratios. See subordinate tide station (2) and subordinate current station (2).
Reference Verb Synonyms: allusion, mention, remark, referral, direction, indication, specification, naming, quotation, citation, note, notation, notification, hint, intimation, innuendo, insinuation
Station Noun Synonyms: position, place, status, rank, caste, standing, class, level
Station Adjective Synonyms: place, position, spot, post, site, location
Science / Tides and Currents / Subordinate Current Station: (1) A current station from which a relatively short series of observations is reduced by comparison with simultaneous observations from a control current station. See current station, control current MORE
Science / Tides and Currents / Subordinate Tide Station: (1) A tide station from which a relatively short series of observations is reduced by comparison with simultaneous observations from a tide station with a relatively long series of observations. See t MORE