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lunitidal

[loo-ni-tahyd-l] /ˌlu nɪˈtaɪd l/
adjective
1.
pertaining to the part of the tidal movement dependent upon the moon.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; luni- + tidal
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  • The lunitidal intervals and duration of rise are expressed in hours and decimals.
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lunitidal

/ˌluːnɪˈtaɪdəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to tidal phenomena as produced by the moon
Word Origin
C19: from Latin lūna moon + tidal
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lunitidal
  (l'nĭ-tīd'l)   
Relating to tidal phenomena caused by the Moon. ◇ The length of time between the transit of the Moon over the meridian at a particular location and the following high or low tide at that location is known as the lunitidal interval.
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