Definition of Neaps

1. Noun. (plural of neap) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of neap) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neaps

1. neap [n] - See also: neap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neaps

neal
nealbarbital
nealed
nealing
nealite
neals
neanic
neanimorphic
neap
neap tide
neap tides
neaped
neaper
neapest
neaping
neaps (current term)
neapy
near
near(a)
near-Earth object
near-blind
near-death experience
near-death experiences
near-field
near-fields
near-minimal pair
near-minimal pairs
near-sighted
near-sightedness
near-term

Literary usage of Neaps

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Charter-parties by Eugene Leggett (1894)
"... agreed by charter-party that the char- neaps and terer should not be liable for delay in loading caused Navigation. by neaps and stoppage of navigation, ..."

2. A Treatise on Surveying by Reginald Empson Middleton, Osbert Chadwick, J. du T. Bogle (1902)
"'neaps' and 'Spring Tides' Explained. The phenomena of ' priming' and ' lagging,' may be explained by similar reasoning. The lunar and solar tides combine, ..."

3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"Rise of tide then end for two days afterwards from 20 to 25 feet, and 13 and 14 feet on the neaps. During the springs in the SW Monsoon, it at times blows ..."

4. Hall's Essay on the Rights of the Crown and the Privileges of the Subject in by Robert Gream Hall, Richard Loveland Loveland (1875)
"That such ownership includes the shore, as far as the reach of the high-water mark of the [medium high tide between the springs and the neaps], 4. ..."

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