Definition of Tidal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or caused by tides. "Tidal wave"

Partainyms: Tide
Derivative terms: Tide



Definition of Tidal

1. a. Of or pertaining to tides; caused by tides; having tides; periodically rising and falling, or following and ebbing; as, tidal waters.

Definition of Tidal

1. Adjective. relating to tides ¹

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Definition of Tidal

1. pertaining to the tides [adj] : TIDALLY [adv]

Medical Definition of Tidal

1. Of or pertaining to tides; caused by tides; having tides; periodically rising and falling, or following and ebbing; as, tidal waters. "The tidal wave of deeper souls Into our inmost being rolls, And lifts us unawares Out of all meaner cares. " (Longfellow) Tidal air, the air which passes in and out of the lungs in ordinary breathing. It varies from twenty to thirty cubic inches. Tidal basin, a dock that is filled at the rising of the tide. Tidal wave. See Tide wave, under Tide. Cf. 4th Bore. A vast, swift wave caused by an earthquake or some extraordinary combination of natural causes. It rises far above high-water mark and is often very destructive upon low-lying coasts. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tidal

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tidal (current term)
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Literary usage of Tidal

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1. Women in Rice Farming: Proceedings of a Conference on Women in Rice Farming by International Rice Research Institute (1985)
"Equitable incorporation of women into improved farming systems for tidal ... There is virtually no literature on women's participation in the tidal or ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"tidal rivers differ greatly in their natural characteristics, owing to the variety ... Thus the Mersey, with an extreme tidal rise of SO feet at its mouth, ..."

3. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"Box 3.3 The reclamation of the Saemangeum tidal flats Located on the west coast of Korea, some 200 kilometres south of Seoul, the tidal flats of Saemangeum ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1876)
"311), which he considered ought to have decided the relative merits of the tidal currents and wind-waves. This, however, seems not to be the case, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Simultaneous tidal Lines: River Hugli. Deepening tidal Riven by Dredging.—The improvement of tidal rivers mainly by dredging is specially applicable to ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The great aim, on the contrary, of all tidal river improvement should be to facilitate to the utmost the flow of the flood-tide up a river, to remove all ..."

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