marigraph

marigraph

[mar-i-graf, -grahf]
noun
a device that automatically registers the rise and fall of the tide.
Also, mareograph.


Origin:
1855–60; < Latin mari- (combining form of mare sea) + -graph

marigraphic [mar-i-graf-ik] , adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To marigraph
Collins
World English Dictionary
marigraph (ˈmærɪˌɡræf, -ˌɡrɑːf)
 
n
a gauge for recording the levels of the tides
 
[from Latin mare sea + -graph]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature