cotidal line
a line on a chart or map passing through places having the same tidal hour

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • cotidal line — …   Useful english 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 — /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 — co•tid•al [[t]koʊˈtaɪd l[/t]] adj. 1) oce pertaining to a coincidence of tides 2) oce (on a chart or map) indicating a line connecting points at which high tide occurs at the same time • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • cotidal — /koʊˈtaɪdl/ (say koh tuydl) adjective 1. relating to a coincidence of tides. 2. denoting a line connecting points where it is high tide at the same time …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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

  • co|tid|al — «koh TY duhl», adjective. of or having to do with the coincidence in time of tidal phenomena: »A cotidal line on a map connects all those places at which high tide occurs at the same time …   Useful english dictionary

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