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intertidal Syllabification: in·ter·ti·dal
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈtīd(ə)l/

Definition of intertidal in English:


Of or denoting the area of a seashore that is covered at high tide and uncovered at low tide.
Example sentences
  • Only tiny phytoplankton are found throughout the area, although intertidal zones in the south contain kelp beds.
  • The coastal intertidal zone is the area between the low and high tide zones that is not quite oceanic and not quite terrestrial.
  • Turtles may hatch from a nest on land in the state of Queensland and scramble down to the sea across intertidal areas that are state managed and controlled.

Words that rhyme with intertidal

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