Tropic Speed

Science / Tides and Currents / Tropic Speed: The greater flood or greater ebb speed at the time of tropic currents.

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Speed Noun Synonyms: rapidity, fleetness, quickness, speediness, swiftness, velocity, dispatch or despatch, hurry, hurriedness, haste, hastiness, celerity, alacrity, expeditiousness, expedition, briskness, promptness, timeliness, suddenness, precipitateness, precipitousness,
Speed Adjective Synonyms: hasten, make haste, hurry, rush, charge, dart, bolt, shoot, run, race, sprint, fly, streak, scurry, tear, hustle, scramble, scamper, career, bowl along, go or fly like the wind, go hell for leather, go like a bat out of hell, belt along, step on it
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Tropic Hormone

Science / Biology / Tropic Hormone: Hormone made by one gland that causes another gland to secrete a hormone. MORE

Tropic Currents

Science / Tides and Currents / Tropic Currents: Tidal currents occurring semi-monthly when the effect of the Moon's maximum declination is greatest. At these times the tendency of the Moon to produce a diurnal inequality in the current is at a maxi MORE

Thixotropic Fluid

Science / Chemistry / Thixotropic Fluid: A liquid that becomes less viscous when stirred. Paint and printing inks are thixotropic fluids; they are formulated so that they flow more freely when brushed or rolled. MORE

Tropic Inequalities

Science / Tides and Currents / Tropic Inequalities: Tropic high water inequality (HWQ) is the average difference between the two high waters of the day at the times of tropic tides. Tropic low water inequality (LWQ) is the average difference between th MORE

Tropic Intervals

Science / Tides and Currents / Tropic Intervals: Tropic higher high water interval (tchhwi) is the lunitidal interval pertaining to the higher high waters at the time of the tropic tides. Tropic lower low water interval (tcllwi) is the lunitidal int MORE

Tropic Ranges

Science / Tides and Currents / Tropic Ranges: The great tropic range (Gc),or tropic range, is the difference in height between tropic higher high water and tropic lower low water. The small tropic range (Sc) is the difference in height between tr MORE

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