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 sign to the prediction at the reference station, gives the corresponding time or height for the subordinate station.

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

Tidal Characteristics

Science / Tides and Currents / Tidal Characteristics: Principally, those features relating to the time, range, and type of tide. MORE

Tidal Constants

Science / Tides and Currents / Tidal Constants: Tidal relations that remain practically constant for any particular locality. Tidal constants are classified as harmonic and non-harmonic. The harmonic constants consist of the amplitudes and epochs o MORE

Tidal Bore

Science / Tides and Currents / Tidal Bore: A tidal wave that propagates up a relatively shallow and sloping estuary or river with a steep wave front. The leading edge presents an abrupt rise in level, frequently with continuous breaking and of MORE