neap high water


neap high water
the average height of the high waters of the neap tide. Also called high water neaps

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • high water neaps — neap high water (the average height of the high waters of the neap tide) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • high water — noun the tide when the water is highest • Syn: ↑high tide, ↑highwater • Ant: ↑low tide (for: ↑high tide) • Hypernyms: ↑tide …   Useful english dictionary

  • neap tide — noun a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon • Syn: ↑neap • Ant: ↑springtide • Hypernyms: ↑high tide, ↑high water, ↑highwater * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • high tide — noun the tide when the water is highest • Syn: ↑high water, ↑highwater • Ant: ↑low tide • Hypernyms: ↑tide • Hyponyms: ↑direct tide, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • neap tide — Tide Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neap — Synonyms and related words: couchant, crouched, dead low water, debased, depressed, direct tide, ebb, ebb and flow, ebb tide, flat, flood, flood tide, flow, flux, flux and reflux, full tide, high tide, high water, knee high, knocked flat, laid… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • high-watermark — As applied to tidal waters: the line marked by the periodical flow of the tide, excluding the advance of the water above the line, occasioned by wind, storm, or other unusual condition; usually construed to indicate the ordinary high water that… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • high tide — Synonyms and related words: amplitude, congestion, direct tide, ebb, ebb and flow, ebb tide, flood, flood tide, flow, flux, flux and reflux, full, full tide, fullness, high water, impletion, low tide, low water, lunar tide, neap, neap tide,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • neap rise — noun : the difference in level between low water at spring tide and high water at neap tide …   Useful english dictionary


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