Definition of Direct tide
1. Noun. The occurrence of high tide on one side of the earth coinciding with high tide on the opposite side.
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Literary usage of Direct tide
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1. A New Astronomy by David Peck Todd (1906)
"The direct tide and the opposite tide would then be symmetrical with reference to the equator; and, generally speaking, equal latitudes would experience ..."
2. Transactions (1885)
"In this bay there is also a direct and a counter tide—the direct tide apparently running to near the stream bounding the townlands of Curragh and Crushen, ..."
3. Scientific Papers by George Howard Darwin, Francis Darwin, Ernest William Brown (1907)
"(direct tide) ) 4i inches) 2£ inches) l£ inches] £ inch ) Latitude H of equilibrium tide Solar semidiurnal tide. 60° 65° 70= 2-816 cm. 2-012 cm. 1-318 cm. ..."
4. Manual of Astronomy: A Text-book by Charles Augustus Young (1902)
"... which has backed into the Atlantic around Cape Horn, and it is also modified by the direct tide produced by the moon's action upon the Atlantic. ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... direct lunar tide, often regarded as an obscure part of the problem, is seen to be as essential a consequence of the theory as the direct tide itself. ..."
6. A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts by Thomas Young (1845)
"... of equilibrium according to the depth of the ocean, and to the breadth as well as the depth of the lake. In the case of a direct tide the time of the ..."