Definition of Lunitidal interval

1. Noun. Interval between the moon's transit of a particular meridian and the next high tide at that meridian.

Generic synonyms: Interval, Time Interval

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Literary usage of Lunitidal interval

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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 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. ..."

3. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"Establishment of the port, or the mean high water lunitidal Interval at full and change hm of the moon 7 28.7 Corrected establishment of the port, ..."

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 American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and by Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan (1906)
"... which occupies the same relation to the time of low water as the mean high water lunitidal interval, or corrected establishment, does to the time of ..."

6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1836)
"It appears at first sight, that the equality does not exist; that is, if we obtain the lunitidal interval by com? VOL. XXI. NO. XLII. OCTOBER 1836. ..."

7. Hydrographical Surveying: A Description of the Means and Methods Employed in by William James Lloyd Wharton (1898)
"The "lunitidal interval " is the time that elapses .each day, between the transit of the moon over the meridian, and high water. The "establishment" may be ..."