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