Cotidal lines
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 lines — (engl., spr. kotāīdel lains), Isorachien, s. Ebbe und Flut …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 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] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

  • Tide — This article is about tides in the Earth s oceans. For other uses, see Tide (disambiguation). Tidal redirects here. For other uses, see Tidal (disambiguation). High Tide redirects here. For other uses, see High Tide (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • amphidromic point — /am fi drom ik, am /, Oceanog. a point of almost zero tidal fluctuation on the ocean surface, represented on a chart of cotidal lines by a point from which these lines radiate. [1935 40; Gk amphídrom(os) running both ways + IC; see AMPHI , DROME] …   Useful english dictionary

  • amphidromic point — /am fi drom ik, am /, Oceanog. a point of almost zero tidal fluctuation on the ocean surface, represented on a chart of cotidal lines by a point from which these lines radiate. [1935 40; < Gk amphídrom(os) running both ways + IC; see AMPHI ,… …   Universalium

  • Приливы и отливы — (франц. marées, нем. Gezeiten, англ. tides) периодические колебания уровня воды вследствие притяжения Луны и Солнца. Общие сведения. П. всего заметнее по берегам океанов. Тотчас после малой воды наибольшего отлива, уровень океана начинает… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Ebbe und Flut — (Gezeiten), das Steigen und Fallen der Wasserfläche, das von der Anziehung des Mondes und der Sonne herrührt. (Das Wort Ebbe ist erst im 17. Jahrh. aus dem Niederdeutschen ins Hochdeutsche aufgenommen worden und bedeutet wahrscheinlich… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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