lunitidal

lunitidal
a) Of or pertaining to tides caused by the moon
b) Describing the difference in time between the crossing of a meridian by the moon and the subsequent high tide at that point

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  • Lunitidal — Lu ni*tid al, a. Pertaining to tidal movements dependent on the moon. Bache. [1913 Webster] {Lunitidal interval}. See {Retard}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunitidal — [lo͞o΄nitīd′ l] adj. [ LUNI + TIDAL] of a tide or tidal movement caused by the moon s attraction …   English World dictionary

  • Lunitidal interval — Lunitidal Lu ni*tid al, a. Pertaining to tidal movements dependent on the moon. Bache. [1913 Webster] {Lunitidal interval}. See {Retard}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunitidal interval — n. the interval by which the lunar high tide lags behind the transit of the moon …   English World dictionary

  • Lunitidal interval — The lunitidal interval [ [http://www.hydro.gov.au/prodserv/tides/lunitidal intervals.htm Australian Hydrographic Service definition] ] , is also called the high water interval (HWI) [ [http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/datum options.html NOAA HWI… …   Wikipedia

  • lunitidal interval — noun interval between the moon s transit of a particular meridian and the next high tide at that meridian • Hypernyms: ↑time interval, ↑interval * * * “+ noun : the interval between the transit of the moon and the time of the lunar high tide next …   Useful english dictionary

  • lunitidal — /looh ni tuyd l/, adj. pertaining to the part of the tidal movement dependent upon the moon. [1850 55; LUNI + TIDAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • lunitidal — adj. of the tidal movement caused by the moon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lunitidal — lu·ni·tidal …   English syllables

  • lunitidal — /luniˈtaɪdl/ (say loohnee tuydl) adjective relating to that part of the tidal movement dependent on the moon …  

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