Tide Gauge

Science / Tides and Currents / Tide Gauge: An instrument for measuring the rise and fall of the tide (water level). See ADR gauge, automatic tide gauge, Next Generation Water Level Measurement System, gas purged pressure gauge, electric tape gauge, pressure gauge, and tide staff.

Other Words for Gauge

Gauge Verb Synonyms: standard, yardstick, criterion, benchmark, basis, measure, norm, model, example, pattern, rule, touchstone, test, guide, guideline, litmus test, also gage
Gauge Adjective Synonyms: judge, evaluate, appraise, assess, rate, estimate, guess, technical also gage
Gauge Noun Synonyms: measure, determine, weigh, calculate, compute, reckon, figure, technical also gage
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Gas Purged Pressure Gauge

Science / Tides and Currents / Gas Purged Pressure Gauge: A type of water level gauge in which gas, usually nitrogen, is emitted from a submerged orifice at a constant rate. Fluctuations in hydrostatic pressure due to changes in water level modify the record MORE

Tide Station

Science / Tides and Currents / Tide Station: The geographic location at which tidal observations are conducted. Also, the facilities used to make tidal observations. These may include a tide house, tide gauge, tide staff, and tidal bench marks. MORE

Sequence Of Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Sequence Of Tide: The order in which the four tides of a day occur, with special reference as to whether the higher high water immediately precedes or follows the lower low water. MORE

Secondary Control Tide Station

Science / Tides and Currents / Secondary Control Tide Station: A tide station at which continuous observations have been made over a minimum period of 1 year but less than 19 years. The series is reduced by comparison with simultaneous observations from a primary MORE

Reduction Of Tides

Science / Tides and Currents / Reduction Of Tides: A processing of observed tide or tidal current data to obtain mean values for tidal or tidal current constants. MORE

Red Tides

Science / Biology / Red Tides: Phenomenon associated with population explosions (blooms) of certain types of dinoflagellates; red structures inside the dinoflagellates cause the water to have a reddish color. MORE

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