Spring Tide

Science / Weather / Spring Tide: A tide of increased range, which occurs about every two weeks when the moon is new or full.

Other Words for Spring

Spring Noun Synonyms: leap, bound, jump, hop, vault, dart, fly, bounce
Spring Verb Synonyms: start or begin or experience or cause to occur or appear or happen suddenly or unexpectedly, broach, pop, introduce or divulge or reveal or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
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Neap Tide

Science / Geology / Neap Tide: A tide cycle of unusually small amplitude, which occurs twice monthly when the lunar and solar tides are opposed-that is, when the gravitational pull of the Sun is at right angles to that of the Moon. MORE

Mean Low Water Springs (MLWS)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Low Water Springs (MLWS): A tidal datum. Frequently abbreviated spring low water. The arithmetic mean of the low water heights occurring at the time of spring tides observed over the National Tidal Datum Epoch. It is usually d MORE

Spring Tides Or Tidal Currents

Science / Tides and Currents / Spring Tides Or Tidal Currents: Tides of increased range or tidal currents of increased speed occurring semimonthly as the result of the Moon being new or full. The spring range (Sg) of tide is the average range occurring at the tim MORE

Spring

Science / Weather / Spring: The season of the year which occurs as the sun approaches the summer solstice, and characterized by increasing temperatures in the mid-latitudes. Customarily, this refers to the months of March, April MORE

Solstitial Tides

Science / Tides and Currents / Solstitial Tides: Tides occurring near the times of the solstices. The tropic range may be expected to be especially large at these times. MORE

Spring Clip Terminals

Technology / Home Audio / Spring Clip Terminals: Are usually found on lower-priced speakers, and low- to medium-priced receivers. They work best with bare wire connections with small-gauge speaker wire, or pin-type connectors (see connectors, above) MORE

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