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tidal Syllabification: tid·al
Pronunciation: /ˈtīdl/

Definition of tidal in English:


Of, relating to, or affected by tides: the river here is not tidal strong tidal currents
More example sentences
  • Because of its location east of the Isle of Wight, tidal currents make diving tricky.
  • However, when the tide slows and changes direction, the tidal currents again enter the bay and push the eddy out to sea.
  • The movement of water associated with tides can also result in the formation of tidal currents.


Example sentences
  • The Louisiana salt marsh is tidally flooded, and salinity ranges from 0 to 28 ppt.
  • Finally, there is one exceptional species of fish that lives in freshwater, but spawns tidally in estuaries.
  • Are tidally influenced marsh lakes or ponds surrounded by private property, but accessible via natural waterways, open to public use?

Words that rhyme with tidal

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