Definition of Lunitidal

1. a. Pertaining to tidal movements dependent on the moon.



Definition of Lunitidal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to tides caused by the moon ¹

2. Adjective. Describing the difference in time between the crossing of a meridian by the moon and the subsequent high tide at that point ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lunitidal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lunitidal

lungworms
lungwort
lungworts
lungyi
lungyis
lunicurrent
lunier
lunies
luniest
luniform
lunijianlaite
lunisolar
lunisolar calendar
lunistices
lunitidal (current term)
lunitidal interval
lunk
lunker
lunkers
lunkhead
lunkheaded
lunkheads
lunkish
lunks
lunky
lunokhod
lunokhods
lunomancy
lunt

Literary usage of Lunitidal

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1. A Manual of Scientific Enquiry: Prepared for the Use of Officers in Her by Great Britain Admiralty, Robert Main (1871)
"The mean lunitidal interval, or mean establishment, is 16 minutes less than ... The lunitidal interval corresponding to any given distance of the moon from ..."

2. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"If, for any purpose, lunitidal intervals in any portion of the First Reduction ... The mean lunitidal interval for high water at full and change of the moon ..."

3. Hydrographical Surveying: A Description of the Means and Methods Employed in by William James Lloyd Wharton (1898)
"The "establishment" may be also defined as the lunitidal interval when the ... The " mean establishment " is the mean of all the lunitidal intervals in a ..."

4. The Practice of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy by Henry Raper (1882)
"The interval between the moon's transit and the high water next following is called a lunitidal interval. The lunitidal interval varies from day to day ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The interval of time between the transit of the moon across the meridian and the occurrence of high or low water is called a lunitidal interval. ..."

6. Land and Marine Surveying in Reference to the Preparation of Plans for Roads by William Davis Haskoll (1886)
"high water contained in the following table, we add to them the other columns containing the moon's transit, and the lunitidal intervals calculated ..."

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