Cotidal
Cotidal Co*tid"al (k?-t?d"al), a. Marking an equality in the tides; having high tide at the same time. [1913 Webster]

{Cotidal lines} (Phys. Geog.), lines on a map passing through places that have high tide at the same time. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • cotidal — cotidal, ale, aux [ kɔtidal, o ] adj. • 1872; mot angl., de co et tidal « de la marée » ♦ Géogr. Ligne, courbe cotidale, passant par les points où la marée a lieu à la même heure. ● cotidal, cotidale, cotidaux adjectif (anglais cotidal, de tide,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cotidal — COTIDÁL, Ă adj. Linie cotidală = curbă care uneşte punctele de pe suprafaţa mărilor şi oceanelor în care mareele au loc la aceeaşi oră. [< fr. cotidal]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 23.04.2006. Sursa: DN  COTIDÁL, Ă adj. linie cotidală (şi s. f.) …   Dicționar Român

  • cotidal — [kō tīd′ l] adj. indicating the coincidence in time or extent of tides [cotidal lines on a map] …   English World dictionary

  • cotidal — cotidal, ale (entrée créée par le supplément) (ko ti dal, da l ) adj. Courbes cotidales, courbes qui passent par tous les points où la marée a lieu à la même heure. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Co..., et angl. tide, marée …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cotidal — adj. 2 g. Diz se de uma curva que passa por todos os pontos em que a maré se verificou à mesma hora …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • cotidal — (ˈ)kō+ adjective Etymology: co + tidal : marking or indicating an equality in the tides or a coincidence in the time of high or low tide cotidal lines on a chart * * * /koh tuyd l/, adj. 1. pertaining to a coincidence of tides. 2. (on a chart or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cotidal — adjective Date: 1833 indicating equality in the tides or a coincidence in the time of high or low tide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cotidal — /koh tuyd l/, adj. 1. pertaining to a coincidence of tides. 2. (on a chart or map) indicating a line connecting points at which high tide occurs at the same time. [1825 35; CO + TIDAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • cotidal — adjective Describing the locations (and of related lines on a chart) linking places where tides occur at the same time of day …   Wiktionary

  • cotidal — adj. referring to or of a coincidence of tides; having high tide at the same time …   English contemporary dictionary

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