Definition of Tidal locking

1. Noun. (astronomy) The locking of the rotation of a satellite (moon or planet) to its orbit, such that one side always faces the body around which it is orbiting. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tidal Locking

tidal amplitude
tidal basin
tidal bore
tidal creek
tidal current
tidal currents
tidal drainage
tidal energies
tidal energy
tidal flow
tidal force
tidal forces
tidal influence
tidal island
tidal islands
tidal locking (current term)
tidal prism
tidal regime
tidal river
tidal stream
tidal volume
tidal volumes
tidal waters
tidal wave
tidal waves
tidal zone
tidally locked

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